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AFSRC Picture of the Week, May 1, 2006
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 Frosty morning in Appalachia

Topography and climate extremes combine to make farming challenging in the Appalachian region. Late spring frosts can inhibit forage growth and delay the start of grazing season. AFSRC scientists are studying ways to extend the ends of the Appalachian grazing season.

Photo by Doug Boyer

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Last Modified: 6/29/2006
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