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Choosing a cover crop mix can be challenging; one Kansas producer tells us what he uses to gain “cheap feed” for his calves. Producers in Tennessee share their farm fixer-upper story and their plan to achieve quality hay and a custom heifer grazing operation. And find out how your state ranks in forage production across the U.S. with our stats poster insert.
In the first issue of the year, Progressive Forage focuses on getting your financials in order. Whether it’s outlining strategies to reduce costs and efficiently manage your farm in low-income years, providing tips for banking during the good and the bad, or reflecting on lessons learned from the ’80s farm crisis; it’s all here and more.
Also, be sure to check out the top 10 online articles for 2016 and one North Carolina operation’s strategic pasture and cattle management. You don’t want to miss it.
Seeds and planting are on everyone’s mind in February. In this issue the experts explain the difference in fall dormancy and winter hardiness, and help producers determine which rating to adjust for better results. Several management articles help with corn silage decisions, contract feed production and a hay management plan. In preparation for spring, you’ll find soil health articles and research results on bermudagrass pastures. Our producer feature this month comes from Denio, Nevada, where sagebrush was turned into alfalfa pivots.