Horse Farms


Traditional Agriculture

Resources - Agriculture

The Alliance for Grassland Renewal articles

Extended Grazing with Summer Stockpile - June 2021

I want to be proud of my cows!  - Triple Creek Journal, June 2021

Summer annuals trump the slump - June 2021

Bobwhite Restoration

Northern Bobwhite Quail: Restoring a Species


For more information on composting, see Manure & Mud Management below.

Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparation for Livestock

Agriculture Damage Assessment Report

Protecting Chemicals in Floods and Storms


Pasture Management Equipment

No Till Establishment of Forage Crops


For more information on how to control erosion, see Manure & Mud Management, Nutrient Management, Pasture Management, and Sacrifice Areas/Dry Paddocks below

Soil Erosion

Fill Dirt

Ag. Considerations When Using Fill Dirt

Expose on Fill Dirt


Standby Electric Generators for Emergency Farm Use


Hay Fire Prevention and Control

Recommendations for Growing Hay

Restricted Free Feeding (for Horses)

Manure & Mud Management

Composting Bin: Concrete-Block Three Bin Turning Unit

Composting for Small Scale Livestock Operations

Horse Manure Management: A Guide for Bay Area Horse Keepers

Manure Storage for Horse Facilities

Managing Mud and Manure


On Farm Mortality Disposal Options for Livestock Producers

Nutrient Management

Common Dry Blending Fertilizer Materials

Factors Affecting Fertilizer Uptake

Nutrient Management: A Message for Producers  Important information to help the Chesapeake Bay!

Soil Quality Indicators pH

Sources of Lime for Acidic Soils in VA

Pasture Management

Broodmares Grazing Tall Fescue Pastures or Fed Tall Fescue

Controlled Grazing of Virginia's Pastures

Forage Growth and Management Effects

Grazing Stick for Pasture Management

Identifying Pasture Grasses

Maintaining Healthy Horse Pastures

Making Most of the Tall Fescue in VA

Horse Pasture Management - Things to Consider

To Clear or Not to Clear, That is the Question

Virginia's Horse Pastures: Forage Species for Horse Pastures

Greg Brann: Building Resilience in Soils, Plants, & Animals (Video)

Pest Control

Approaches to the Biological Control of Insects

Herbicide Carryover in Manure

Protecting the Honey Bees

Record Keeping

Nutrient Management Field Records Sheet

Nutrient Management Plan Records

Nutrient Application Calculations Records

Manure Analysis Results Records

Soil Test Results Records

Nutrient Management Record Sheet for Overseeding Pastures

Nutrient Management Records (All of the records above combined)

Sacrifice Areas/Dry Paddocks

Use of a Sacrifice Area

Small Ruminants

Information on Sheep and Goats

Weeds and Integrated Pest Management

Buttercup Control in Pastures

Control of Common Pasture and Hayfield Weeds

Control of Undesirable Woody Species in Pastures and Hayfields

Hemp Dogbane Control

Integrated Pest Management Fact Sheet

Integrated Pest Management Fact Sheet - EPA

Integrated Pest Management Fact Sheet - GRDC

Tree of Heaven

Below are resources to help you manage your farm. They include many hot topics such as mud management, manure management, pasture management, cover crops, no-till drilling, nutrient application, etc. (Clicking on any of the links below will open a new window/tab.)