Extension Publications and Videos

Extension Publications

  • Forages for North Carolina: General Guidelines and Concepts (pdf)
  • Forage Fertilization¬† (pdf)
  • Forage Quality (pdf)
  • Grazing Guide (pdf)
  • Hay Production (pdf)
  • Hay Quality Index (pdf)
  • Silage and Haylage Production (pdf)
  • Planting Guide (pdf)
  • Production and Utilization of Stockpiled Tall Fescue (pdf)
  • Weed Identification (pdf)
  • Weed ID (online)

Forage Notes

  • Increasing Diversity in Grasslands: Grazing Management Effects (pdf)
  • Corn Silage Variety Testing Report: Waynesville, NC, 2014 (pdf)
  • Matching Cool-Season Annuals with Livestock Needs: On-farm report (pdf)
  • Troubleshooting Hay and Silage Production (pdf)
  • Production and Utilization of Stockpiled Tall Fescue (pdf)



Stocking Rate for Grazing Systems

Plant identification

Other websites to help ID forages

  • University of Kentucky Forage ID guide [online]
  • Seed in seedling ID [online]
  • Tropical forages fact sheets [online]


An overview of Carolina pasture