Pub of the Month: Fescue Toxicosis – What It Is and How It Costs You, USDA-NRCS and Virginia Tech

This one page publication gives a quick overview of tall fescue, the fungal endophyte and how their interaction negatively affects livestock and on farm profitability. Download it here. This publication was produced by researchers at Virginia Tech as part of a Conservation Innovation Grant with USDA-NRCS. Other fact sheets produced include Managing Novel Tall Fescue for Persistence, Sampling Tall Fescue for Endophytes and Alkaloids, Strategies to Mitigate Tall Fescue Toxicosis, and Converting from Wildtype to Novel Tall Fescue.