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Double crop: Double forage

August 27, 2020 Summer annuals in a double-crop system can return more dollars per acre, but not all summer annuals return the same value or yield. Read more

Selecting forages using game theory models

August 27, 2020 Ask any farmer or rancher to give an example of an “alternative forage,” and you can expect a wide range of answers. That’s because, at its core, an alternative forage is any species that is different from the forage base for a given producer’s operation. Read more

A specialist’s grass

March 2, 2020 Every profession has special tools – auto mechanics, surgeons or sheep shearers. You know, those weird gadgets craftsmen pull out of their toolboxes when they need a whatchamacallit to fix a thingamabob. Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

Corn silage immature? Here’s what to do next

September 4, 2019 Make the most out of silage planted late. Read more