UG Warns that Johnsongrass and Frost are a Bad Combination

As the winter season approaches, the University of Georgia warns that beef producers should be cautious of the combination of frost and johnsongrass, which could pose a lethal combination for cattle. With the amount of rain that Georgia received this summer, johnsongrass is likely to have grown faster than cattle could have eaten it all. Sorghum group plants, like johnsongrass, can produce toxic levels of prussic acid, especially in cold weather conditions. Follow these suggestions in the link below to ensure that your cattle avoid prussic acid poisoning:

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