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Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Aug 7, 2014 01:57 PM CDT

The ample spring rains helped produce abundant pounds of forage this year in cool-season grasses in pastures and rangeland in areas like Nebraska's Panhandle. However, the quality of those forages has declined significantly, as the plants may have already matured and set seed, according to an article by Aaron Berger, extension educator for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (http://bit.ly/…).

The lower quality cool season and native grass species such as western wheat and needleandthread can spell problems for conception rates for late-spring calving replacement heifers and young cows bred between now and late summer, Berger said. Research from UN-L ...

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