Sometimes, maintaining a healthy pasture requires more than just regular fertilizing and irrigation. If soil becomes too acidic, it doesn’t matter what nutrients are present; plants won’t be able to make good use of them. Worse, certain soil elements can become toxic, causing plants to wither rather than thrive.
In this post, we’ll break down what that means – and how an ag lime treatment might help.
Is your horse on the higher end of the body condition score chart? Or does he seem to gain weight by simply looking at a bag of feed? Then check out these feeding tips for the easy keeper. Limit pasture grazing time. This is especially true in spring and early summer, when pasture growth is most rapid. If this is not possible, fit the horse with a grazing muzzle. Don’t feed high-fat supplements. Eliminate corn oil, flaxseed and rice bran supplements from your horse’s diet to cut out some calories and prevent excessive weight gain. Eliminate high-calorie concentrates. Instead try...