Irrigated pastures compete favorably with other field crops in California
AuthorsJ. L. Hull
C. A. Raguse
Authors AffiliationsJ. L. Hull is Specialist, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis; C. A. Raguse is Assistant Professor and Assistant Agronomist, Department of Agronomy and Range Sciences, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 23(7):18-19. DOI:10.3733/ca.v023n07p18. July 1969.
Irrigated pastures can compete successfully with many other California field crops—providing that careful control is kept of livestock stocking rates, that efficient irrigation practices are maintained, and that high yielding, well-adapted, palatable forage species are used.
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