Broad-leaf wood-oats (Chasmanthium latifolium) is a very unique plant that goes by many names: spangle grass, Indian wood-oats, wild oats, river, oats, northern sea oats, and inland sea oats.
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When extension centers and other information sources discuss stocking rates, they usually make their recommendations in acres per animal (or animals per acre, depending on the climate and the type of animal). For instance, you might read a factsheet that advocates 5 cow-calf pairs to the acre. There's one problem with this method of calculating … Continue reading What are Animal Units?
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Indian grass (Sorghastrum nutans) is a medium-sized grass that ranges from three to seven feet in height.
Side-oats grama (Bouteloua curtipendula) takes its name from its peculiar inflorescence.
Eastern gamagrass (Tripsacum dactyloides) is a tall bunchgrass species that ranges from four to eight feet in height.