But the Rams' growing frustration was summed up two minutes from time when Earnshaw wasted an opportunity when sending a tame grass
cutter at Schwarzer from well outside the box.
Unfortunately, quail-friendly stands of native, warm-season grasses and forbs are the very vegetative type that USDA has spent decades and billions of dollars helping landowners convert to either tame grass
monocultures; clean cropland; or intensive, short-rotation forestry.
Farmers participating in CRP have planted 21 million acres with what they call "tame grass
." Growers normally use such grass for grazing or hay production, but the program forbids both of these activities.
Many of these are quite nutritious, but not as productive (not as many tons of forage per acre) as tame grasses
that depend on regular watering (from rain or irrigation).
II) along with some other topics, such as nitrogen fertilization of tame grasses
, are not covered in Harvested Forages.