Keyword: fescue

  • Pasture Samples Stress Dangers of Tall Fescue Toxicosis

    Comparing pasture samples from 2002 and 2003 didn't associate Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome with anything other than the Eastern tent caterpillar. However, Wayne Long of the University of Kentucky's Department of Agronomy provided some insight on pasture management in Central Kentucky and stressed the dangers of tall fescue toxicosis.

  • Facts About Fescue

    Fescue toxicosis (toxicosis is any disease condition due to poisoning) is caused when tall fescue (<i>Festuca arundinacaea</i>) becomes infected with the mold <i>Acremonium coenophialum</i>.