Goat Pastures Cool Season Improved Grasses


Cool Season Improved Grasses

Cool season perennial and annual grasses are generally of higher quality than warm season grasses. Cool season perennials have a longer productive season than warm season perennials. Cool season annual grasses …

Goat Pastures Eastern Gamagrass

Eastern gamagrass (Tripsacum dactyloides)



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Eastern gamagrass s native to most of the eastern half of the United States. Eastern gamagrass grows on well-drained uplands but also persists on wet-natured soils. It is a long-lived perennial that produces 4 to 6 tons of hay per acre from two to three harvests or several grazing.

Eastern gamagrass is a tall, erect bunch grass that grows in large clumps from 1 to 4 feet in diameter. It spreads by short rhizomes …