TRIM Notebook - Table of Contents
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Fact Sheets are available in either "htm" format or "pdf" format or available in both formats as indicated.  They are also available at county extension offices in West Virginia, in the TRIM (Total Resource Integrated Management) Notebook.

Planning - 1100

 Fact
Sheet #

Goal Setting (93) PDF Format 1102
Resource Identification (Inventory) (93) PDF Format 1104
Management Self-Evaluation Form (accompanies #1104) (93) PDF Format 1106
Partial Budgeting (93) PDF Format 1108
Partial Budget Form (accompanies #1108 ) PDF Format 1110
Enterprise Budgeting (93) PDF Format 1112
Cash Flow Budgeting (93) PDF Format 1116
The West Virginia Integrated Resource Management (93) PDF Format 1120
Using Hydraulics as a Scale on the Farm (99) (PDF) 1124
Enterprise Budgets
Record Keeping - 1400
Restrictive Use of Pesticide - Record Keeping Requirements (93) PDF Format 1422
Financial - 1500
Balance Sheet (93) PDF Format 1502
Soil Management - 3000
Sampling Soils (95) PDF Format 3201
Interpreting the West Virginia Soil Test Report (PDF)

3205

Forage Management - The Value of Agricultural Limestone (97) PDF Format 3212
Forage Management - How to Reduce the Potential for Grass Tetany (94) PDF 3216
Box Spreader Modification for Poultry Litter (95) PDF Format 3441
Forage Management - Winter Cover Crops (95) PDF Format 3502
Best Management Practices for Poultry Litter Users (96) PDF Format 3612
Considerations for Organic Waste Utilization in Agriculture (PDF)

3614

Phosphorus Index for Nutrient Management (PDF)

3619

Agriculture Practices and Nitrate Pollution of Water   (PDF)

3623

Integrated Pest Management - 4000
Pest Growth and Development of Populations
Insect Metamorphosis (95) (PDF) 4002
Termite Infestation Requires Professional Treatment (03) PDF Format 4003
Neater Beats the "Skeeter" (03) PDF Format 4004
Forage Crop Growth - 5000
Plant Growth and Development as the Basis of Forage Management (12-93) (PDF) 5004
Forage Quality - Protein (96) (PDF) 5010
Forage Quality - Fiber and Energy (97) (PDF) 5012
Forage Quality - Minerals (97) (PDF) 5016
Sampling Pastures for Nutritive Analysis (12-03) PDF Format 5020
A Falling Plate Meter for  Estimating Forage Yield (03) PDF Format 5022
The Tall Fescue Endophyte Story (Clemson University SC) 5026
Forage Moisture Determination - NRAES 59 (3-93) 5030
Using a Forage Test to Identify Improvements in Forage Management (98) (PDF) 5032
A Table to Estimate Forage Mass from Height of Pasture - PDF Format 5034
Forage Species and Varieties - 5100
Orchardgrass and Tall Fescue Varieties (97) (PDF) 5122
Orchardgrass and Tall Fescue Variety Responses in
Forage Livestock Systems in West Virginia
(PDF)

5124

Johnsongrass (2-96) (PDF Format) 5162
Tall Fescue Management  (10-93) (PDF) 5184
Annual Ryegrass Performance in Western Maryland - 1998    (PDF)

5187

Disease Ratings of Red Clover and Alfalfa Varieties (12-94) (PDF) 5190
Small Grains as Forage Crops (10-95) (PDF) 5192
Marshall Annual Ryegrass Demonstration - 1998    (PDF)

5194.6

Sweet Vernal Grass (PDF) 5195.1
Johnsongrass and Shattercane (PDF) 5196.2
Poison Ivy (PDF) 5197.2
Forage Fertilization - 5200
Forage Fertilization Based on Yield and Management Goals (96) (PDF) 5202
Forage Crop Establishment - 5300
Recommended Seeding Rates of Forage Species When Seeded Alone or in Mixtures (94) (PDF) 5302
Combining Forage Species in a Seeding Mixture (93) (PDF) 5304
Frost Seeding Pastures and Hay Meadows (95) PDF Format 5312
Frost and Walk-in Clover Seedings (95) (PDF) 5312.2
No-Till Seedings (97) (PDF) 5314
Walk-in Seedings (PDF) 5315
Weeds Affecting Forage Crops - 5400
Control of Autumn Olive, Multiflora Rose, and Tartarian Honeysuckle (94) (PDF) 5412
Control of Autumn Olive, Multiflora Rose, and Tartarian Honeysuckle, Chemical Information (96) (PDF) 5416
Mechanical Control of the Multiflora Rose (94) (PDF) 5420
Multiflora Rose Control  Bulletin 857 (Ohio State) 5422
Pest Management - Weeds (WVU Resources) 5422
Diseases of Forage Crops - 5500
IPM - Recognition of Common Alfalfa Diseases (94) (PDF Format) 5502
Alfalfa Analyst (Certified Alfalfa Seed Council, Inc.) 5510
Insects Affecting Forage Crops - 5600
IPM - WVU Alfalfa Scouting Form (PDF Format) 5604
IPM - Management of Potato Leafhopper in Alfalfa (92) (PDF Format) 5608
IPM - Potato Leafhopper Decision Chart (PDF Format) 5610
Improving Alfalfa Forage Quality (Certified Alfalfa Seed Council, Inc.) 5652
Manage the Alfalfa Weevil (Certified Alfalfa Seed Council, Inc.) 5654
Harvesting - 5700
Silage and Hay Preservation (NRAES 5) 5708
Principles of Grazing Management (92) (PDF) 5710
Grazing Systems (92) (PDF) 5712
Developing a 12-Month Forage System (92) (PDF) 5714
Maximizing Fall and Winter Grazing of Beef Cows and Stocker Cattle  (OSU-872) 5715
Annual Forage Budget - Work Sheet (92) (PDF) 5716
Number and Size of Paddocks in a Grazing System (92) (PDF) 5718
Why Use Management-intense Grazing (MiG)?  (PDF)

5720

Nitrogen Fertilization for Early Pasture (96) (PDF) 5724
Creep Grazing (96) (PDF) 5726
Permanent Pasture Management (96) (PDF) 5728
High-Tensile Wire Fencing (NRAES 11) (87) 5742
Round Bale Storage (95) (PDF) 5760.2
Hay Quality - The Foundation for Low Cost Winter Feeding (PDF) 5761.4
Minimizing Losses in Hay Storage and Feeding  (Clemson University) 5762
Estimating Flow in Streams (PDF) 5762.3
The Production of Rotationally Grazed Pasture in Jefferson County  (00) (PDF) 5801
The Nutritional Value of Rotationally Grazed Pasture in Jefferson County  (00) (PDF) 5807
Proper Handling and Curing of Hay - (02) (PDF format) 5811
Hay Quality vs Hay Quantity - (02) (PDF format) 5817
Forage Species Adapted to the Northeast - (02) (PDF) 5823
Principles of Management-Intensive Grazing - (03) PDF format) 5828
Creep Grazing (03) PDF format) 5832
Reduce the Potential for Grass Tetany (03) PDF format) 5834
Cut Hay Early to Get the Most Out of Plastic Wrapping (03) PDF format) 5836
Pasture Management - 5900
Pasture Types - P-848  PDF Format 5902
Animal Handling Facilities - P-849 PDF Format 5904
Liming - P850 PDF Format 5906
Increasing Grasses and Legumes by Seeding - P851 PDF Format 5908
Fertilization -  P-852 PDF Format 5910
Pasture Calendar - P-853 PDF Format 5912
Fencing Materials - P-854 PDf Format 5914
Planning a Forage System for the Total Farm - P-855 PDF Format 5916
Managing Legumes in Pastures - P-856 PDF Format 5918
Managing Multi-Species Pastures - P-857 PDF Format 5920
Effects of Soil Characteristics on Pasture Production - P-858 PDF Format 5921
Rotational Grazing - P-859 PDF Format 5922
Seasonal Growth of Forage Species Mixture - P-860 PDF Format 5924
Soil Management with Soil Test Results - P-861   PDF Format 5926
Watering Facilities - P-862  PDF Format 5928
Meeting the Challenges of Pasture-Finished Beef   PDF Format 5930
Many Plants Can Poison Cattle (03) PDF format) 5934
Corn - 6000
Field Corn Growth Stages (93) PDF Format 6002
IPM Basic Guide to Distinguishing Common Corn Diseases in West Virginia (94)  PDF Format 6502
IPM WVU Corn Scouting Form PDF Format 6604.2
Hazard Alert! Handling and Storage of Grain and Silage (PDF) 6605.3
Deer Management - 8000
Fundamentals of Deer Management  (85) PDF Format 806
Deer Control in Home Gardens  (95) PDF Format 808
An Integrated Approach to Deer Damage Control (95) PDF Format 809
High Tensile Fencing for Deer Control (89) PDF Format 810
Deer Control in Home Gardens - Fencing (85) PDF Format 811
High Tensile Woven and Smooth Wire Non-Electric Deer Fence  (85) PDF Format 812
Maintenance and Safety for High Tensile Fence (85) PDF Format 813
6 Wire Vertical High Tensile Electric Anti-Deer Fence   (85) PDF Format 814
Deer Behavior (85) PDF Format 815
Slanted High Tensile Anti-Deer Fence (85) PDF Format 816
3-Wire 2-Dimensional High Tensile Electric Anti-Deer Fence (85) PDF Format 817
Nature of Potential Damage by Deer to Corn and Alfalfa   (85) PDF Format 818
High Tensile Fence Do's and Don'ts  (85) PDF Format 819
Identification of Deer Damage  (85) PDF Format 820
How Many Deer in West Virginia  (93) PDF Format 821
Livestock Production - 10000
Genetics and Selection
Extension Effort in Beef Cattle Breeding & Selection   (PDF) 10001.2
Healthy Calf Important To Beef Producer's Profit (03) PDF Format 10002.1
Animal Nutrition
Optimize Health Through Nutrition  (PDF) 10002.3
The Effects of Cold Stress on Cattle  (PDF) 10003.2
Feed Resources - 10000
Storing Broiler Litter for Use as Feed (93) PDF Format 10030
Beef Cattle - 10100
Freeze Branding for Identification (00) PDF Format 10102
Beef Cattle - Quality & Condition - 10200
Quality and Yield Grades in Beef Cattle (97) (PDF) 10202
The Importance of Body Condition for the Cow Herd (98) PDF Format 10204
Genetics and Selection - 10300
Genetics for Profit (98) (PDF) 10302
Health Management - 10600
External Parasite Control Recommendations for Beef Cattle (93) PDF Format 10601
External Parasite Control Recommendations for Dairy Cattle (93) PDF Format 10609
Ear Tag Comparison Chart (93) PDF Format 10617
Cattle Grub Biology and Management (95) PDF Format 10621
Horn Fly Biology and Management (95) PDF Format 10623
Face Fly Biology and Management (95) PDF Format 10625
Stable Fly Biology and Management (95) PDF Format 10627
House Fly Biology and Management (95) PDF Format 10629
A Comprehensive Health Program  (PDF) 10630.3
A Black Bag Saves Vet Costs  (PDF) 10631.3
Dealing with a Mysterious Death  (PDF) 10632.2
Acorns Can be Deadly (PDF) 10633.2
Hardware Disease  (PDF) 10634.2
Winter Pinkeye? Yes, It's Possible  (PDF) 10635.2
Lice: A Winter Skin Parasite  (PDF) 10636.2
Cost-Effective Parasite Strategy  (PDF) 10637.3
Mad Cow Disease Information: Questions and Answers About Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) ( PDF) 10638.3
Marketing - 10700
General Sales Terms and Conditions  (PDF) 10701
Consignment Contract  (PDF) 10703
Quality Assurance Calf Health Record  (PDF) 10705
Herd Listing  (PDF) 10706
Develop a Feeder Cattle Program With an Identity   (PDF) 10707.5
Challenges, Changes and Opportunities in the Beef Industry  (PDF) 10708
Waste Management - 10800
Recycled Newspaper for Animal Bedding: Safety and Processing - MSW 1, PDF Format 10852
Recycled Newspaper for Animal Bedding: Use and Results - MSW 2, PDF Format 10854
Recycled Newspaper for Animal Bedding: Absorbency and Decomposition - MSW 3, PDF Format 10856
Recycled Newspaper for Animal Bedding - MSW 4, PDF Format 10858
Shredded and/or Chopped Paper Suppliers in West Virginia - MSW 5, PDF Format 10860
Paper Recycling - MSW 6,  PDF Format 10862
Recycling Newspapers for Poultry Litter and Animal Bedding (93) PDF Format 10864
Paper Choppers/Shredders Suppliers (93) PDF Format 10866
Horses - 10900
What vaccines does my horse need? (02) PDF Format 10901
Internal Parasites Common in Horses (02) PDF Format 10903
Horse Pasture Management (05) PDF Format