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1) Parman, B., J. Byrd, R. Lemus and L. Oldham.  2016.  Forage 2017 Planning Budgets.  In Press. 2) Lemus, R., and D. Rivera.  2016.  Grazing Days and Carrying Capacity Calculator.  Excel-based V2016.1.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  (in preparation). 3) Lemus, R, and J. White.  2016. Seeding Rate Calculator for Forage Establishment.  Excel-based V2016.1.  Mississippi State Univ. Coop. Ext. Serv.  (in preparation). 4) Lemus, R., and D. Rivera.  2016.  Stocking Rate Calculators for Livestock Producers.  Excel- based V2016.1.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  (in preparation). 5) Weed Control Guidelines.  2016.  Mississippi State Univ. Ext. Serv.  Pub-1532. 6) Lemus, R.  2015. Forage and Manure Analysis Laboratories.  Mississippi State Univ. Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub-2897. 7) Lemus, R., D. Rivera, J. White.  2015.  Hay Quality and How It Affects Your Feeding Program.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub-2895. 8) Weed Control Guidelines for Mississippi.  2015.  Mississippi State Univ. Ext. Serv.  Pub-1532 9) Lemus, R.  2014.  Silvopasture: Grazing Systems Can Add Value to Trees.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub-2847. 10) Lemus, R. and J. White.  2014.  Forage Brassicas for Winter Grazing Systems.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub-2845. 11) Rushing, J.B. and R. Lemus.  2014. Native Warm-season Grass as a Forage in Mississippi:  Grazing Management.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub-2843. 12) Lemus, R.  2014.  Steps to Successfully Establishing Warm-season Forages.  Mississippi State Univ. Ext. Serv.  Pub-2838. 13) Lemus, R., and J. White.  2014.  Brix Level in Your Forage: What Does It Mean?  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub-2836. 14) Rushing, J.B. and R. Lemus.  2014.  Native Warm-season Grass as a Forage in Mississippi:  Establishment.  Mississippi State Univ. Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub-2830. 15) Weed Control Guidelines for Mississippi.  2014.  Mississippi State Univ. Ext. Serv.  Pub-1532. 16) Weed Control Guidelines for Mississippi.  2013.  Mississippi State Univ. Ext. Serv.  Pub-1532. 17) Lemus, R.  2012. Important Fire-Ant Free Hay Certification in Mississippi.  Mississippi.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub. 2733. 18) Lemus, R. and J. Gordon.  2012.  Prescribed Burning for Pasture Management.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub. 2726. 19) Weed Control Guidelines for Mississippi.  2012.  Mississippi State Univ. Ext. Serv.  P-1532. 20) Lemus, R., B. Baldwin, and D. Lang.  2011.  Agronomic Suitability of Bioenergy Crops in Mississippi.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub-2713. 21) Lemus, R.  2011.  Establishing Hybrid Bermudagrass in Mississippi.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv. Pub-2711. 22) Lemus, R., and D. Rivera.  2011.  Pasture and Grazing Management under Drought Conditions.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub-2710. 23) Lemus, R.  2011.  Urea-based Fertilizers in Forage Production.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub-2678. 24) Lemus, R.  2011.  Selecting an Annual Ryegrass for Winter Grazing.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub-2672. 25) Lemus, R.  2011.  Breaking Down Soil Compaction:  Does It Increase Forage Production?  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub-2657. 26) Weed Control Guidelines for Mississippi.  2011.  Mississippi State Univ. Ext. Serv.  P-1532. 27) Lemus, R., and M. Tomaso-Peterson.  2010.  Gray Leaf Spot “Blast” in Annual Ryegrass.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub-2633. 28) Lemus, R.  2010.  Forage Management Diagnostic Form.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  F1108. 29) Lemus, R.  2010.  Forage Disease Diagnostic Form.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv. F1107. 30) Parish, J.A., J.D. Daniel, H.T. Bolland and R. Lemus.  2010.  Beef Cattle Grazing Management. Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub-2629. 31) Lemus, R.  2010.  Perennial Peanut as a Forage Crop.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv. Pub-2624. 32) Lemus, R. and D. Rivera.  2010.  Hay Calculator for Livestock Producers.  Excel-based V2009.1. Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub-2590. 33) Weed Control Guidelines for Mississippi.  2010.  Mississippi State Univ. Ext. Serv.  P-1532. 34) Lemus, R., and L. Oldham.  2009.  Fertilizer Calculator for Pastures in Mississippi.  Excel- based V.5.0. Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv.  Pub-2562. 35) Lemus, R.  2009. Guidelines for Pasture Establishment.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv. Pub-2541. 36) Lemus, R.  2009. Hay Storage: Dry Matter Losses and Quality Changes.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv. Pub-2540. 37) Lemus, R.  2009. Hay Testing and Understanding Forage Quality. Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv. Pub-2539. 38) Lemus, R., J.R. Parish, and J.A. Parish.  2009. Fencing Systems for Pasture Management. Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv. Pub-2538. 39) Weed Control Guidelines for Mississippi.  2009. Mississippi State Univ. Ext. Serv.  P-1532. 40) Lemus, R. 2008.  Strategic Points to Better Manage Pasture Fertilization.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv. Pub-2497. 41) Lemus, R. 2008.  Establishing a Forage Fertility Program.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv. Pub-2496. 42) Weed Control Guidelines for Mississippi.  2008.  Mississippi State Univ. Ext. Serv.  P-1532. 43) Lemus, R. and J.A. Parish.  2007.  Fertility and pasture planning for winter forages.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv. Pub-2463. 44) Lemus, R.  2007.  Extending the grazing season: Stockpiled Tall Fescue.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv. Pub-2461. 45) Lemus, R. 2007.  Managing small pasture for horses.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv. Pub.-2460. 46) Lemus, R. 2007.  Pasture management and grazing guide for livestock producers.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv. Pub-2459. 47) Lemus, R., J.R. Parish, and J.A. Parish. 2007.  Assessing needs and need sources: How much forage do you have?  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv. Pub-2458. 48) Lemus, R.  2007.  Summer drought: Opportunity for dollar spot disease outbreak in tall fescue.  Mississippi State Univ.  Coop. Ext. Serv. Pub-2455.