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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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00_kuhn_milesQ. How did the American Forage and Grassland Council (AFGC) get started?
The first step toward a unified organization for forages in America was the Joint Committee on Grassland Farming, established in 1944 at Rutgers University.

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There are two important components of irrigation water management:

1. Knowing when and how much water to apply to the crop
2. Irrigating so that most of the applied water is available to the crop

In this article we will focus on knowing how much water to apply.

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For Tyler and Randy Brown of Gillespie, Illinois, becoming the local suppliers of quality alfalfa hay for several of the area’s dairies has been a successful ride that neither one anticipated.

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There are many critical times affecting final yield in the life of a corn plant. However, there is none more important than establishing an optimum stand.

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“Weevils and aphids rank among the biggest pests we face on a regular basis.

We spend quite a bit of time monitoring for these problems and then spray when they reach a certain point.

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Define the problem
Wheel traffic is a common problem in the modern culture of forage production. Over the years, the equipment used to cut, rake, bale and remove hay from the field has changed dramatically as mechanization has reduced the requirement for arduous hand labor.

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