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Forage Production

Whether you graze, chop, ensile, bag or bale forage, we offer practical information for your hay, silage and pasture needs.

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As forage growers continue to search for animal feed alternatives that are affordable and healthy, many are turning to grazing livestock on cover crops.

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When forage yield is higher than expected or yields are at a lower quality than expected, storing forages like silage or haylage could require using a temporary location, especially when trying to segregate forages by quality.

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Stretching a ranch’s resources to support three families isn’t the easiest task in the world, but as Nerbas Bros. Angus proves, it can be done.

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For producers in the western U.S., winter comes with a few nuisances especially reserved for states containing numerous herds of wildlife.

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Why work hard and spend money to produce a quality product – and then throw a quarter of it away? That is what many producers do by not investing in quality storage options for their harvested hay.

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Ideally, well-fermented silage should not have a strong odor because the main organic acid from the fermentation – lactic acid – is nearly odorless.

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