The Alliance for Grassland Renewal
The Mission of the Alliance for Grassland Renewal is to reduce or eliminate the negative effects of toxic tall fescue on the livestock forage industry through education and outreach, industry led quality control standards, and incentives, while pursuing new technologies and techniques.
EDUCATIONAL workshops for farmers to understand both the science and practical management of novel tall fescue varieties.
Rigorous QUALITY TESTING and certifying of commercial products, ensuring availability of live, viable endophyte in the highest quality seed.
INCENTIVE PROGRAMS to assist farmers in the costly but beneficial transition from toxic to novel tall fescue.
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About the Alliance
Formed in 2012, the Alliance for Grassland Renewal includes partners from university, government, industry and nonprofit groups. States with representation on the board include:
- North Carolina
- South Carolina
- The Alliance For Grassland Renewal Announces dates for virtual workshop and three in person trainings for 2021.An online, three night Novel Tall Fescue Renovation Workshop will be he held February 23-25, and is open to producers across the US who are interested in learning more about toxic and novel tall fescue endophytes. In person trainings willContinue reading “The Alliance For Grassland Renewal Announces dates for virtual workshop and three in person trainings for 2021.”
- Calving First-Calf Heifers on Novel Endophyte Tall Fescue is Hard to BeatThis past year, I have spent a lot of quality time at the farm, which has been a joy. My family runs 110 cows on the family farm near Virgilina, Virginia. We calve starting October 15 and have a tallContinue reading “Calving First-Calf Heifers on Novel Endophyte Tall Fescue is Hard to Beat”
- Novel Fescue: One Year InHear from Virginia cattle producer Miller Adams one year after he began converting pastures to novel endophyte tall fescue. ~ Video produced by Becky Sz The Alliance for Grassland Renewal is a national organization focused on enhancing the appropriate adoptionContinue reading “Novel Fescue: One Year In”