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Forage beets for backgrounding and finishing

November 20, 2019

The New Zealand cattle and sheep industries depend on an inexpensive supply of quality grass, but this feed is seasonal.

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Another kind of winter damage to forage stands

November 20, 2019

One can hardly read an article about forage management without encountering some variation of the “3-inch rule.” If you have somehow escaped it, the rule states that 3 inches of residue is required after harvest to maintain a healthy stand of grass.

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Corn silage immature? Here’s what to do next

September 4, 2019

Make the most out of silage planted late.

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Filling a forage gap

August 30, 2019

For many years, a forage niche Oklahoma and surrounding states have been well-known for is grazing weaned calves, also known as stocker cattle, on wheat during the fall and winter.

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Purple prairie clover: A promising forage

August 30, 2019

Purple prairie clover (PPC, Dalea purpurea Vent.) is an important native perennial legume widely distributed across North America with high palatability, adaptability and forage quality.

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High-fiber forage options for dairy heifers

August 30, 2019

High-quality corn silage and alfalfa is often used for feeding dairy heifers. These can work well for young heifers up to about 8 to 12 months of age depending on forage quality.

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