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
- Details are Critical in Achieving Successful Stand EstablishmentMany of our readers are preparing to plant cool season forages. Whether you are planting annuals in a regular rotation, or are transitioning into improved perennial forages (like novel endophyte tall fescue), the process of planting is one of theContinue reading “Details are Critical in Achieving Successful Stand Establishment”
- Virginia Farm Renovates with Novel Endophyte Tall FescueEvery wonder why some farmers are transitioning to novel fescue? Well, it usually boils down to improved cattle performance and calf weaning weights, but don’t take my word for it. Watch this short video of Kevin Moyers of Twilight FarmsContinue reading “Virginia Farm Renovates with Novel Endophyte Tall Fescue”
- First Exemplary Service Award given to Tony and Margaret StrattonThis year, Tony and Margaret Stratton received the first award bestowed by the Alliance for Grassland Renewal. The Exemplary Service Award recognizes extraordinary contribution, and the Strattons have more than earned that recognition. Tony was a charter member of theContinue reading “First Exemplary Service Award given to Tony and Margaret Stratton”