University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
The State of Wisconsin Collection

Page View

Wisconsin bankers' farm bulletin
(1913-1919)

Harris, Roy T.
Wisconsin bankers' farm bulletin. Bulletin 37: when pastures are short PDF (887.5 KB)



This system can also be made to furnish more variety to the herd.
Pastures should not roe allowed to become stale or unproductive
but should be broken up and reseeded as often as necessary.
Rotation applies to pasturage as well as to other crops.
    Pastures will stand fertilizing and permanent pastures,
especially, require regular top-dressing, and lining if the soil
              SILO NEEDING MEANS LABOR ECONOMY
              Dairymen will find greater convenience and
            proft in feeding corn silage rather than soiling
            crops to cows on scant pastures.
becomes acid. Brush, weeds and stones occupy space which
more profitably could produce grass. Briars and thistles are
especially objectionable since they interfere with the use of grass
which surrounds them.
    All grasses sown should be perennial or such as will certainly
renew themselves and as fir as possible should form a succession
so as to have pasturage throughout the season. June-grass alone
will not make a good pasture for it becomes tough too early.
I51
I
I


Go up to Top of Page