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AFSRC Picture of the Week, August 7, 2006
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Forage closeup

High quality forage is important for providing the nutrition and energy needed by healthy and productive livestock. AFSRC scientists are studying mixtures of forages that maximize the health and productivity of grazing livestock. The clover, which is a legume, pictured here with grass provides an added benefit by fixing soil nitrogen that can be used by the grass.

Photo by Jeff Ellison

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