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Forage Types

Hay, silage and pasture is your business, and it's our focus. Take your operation to the next level with the help of our comprehensive and practical information, education and technology about various forage types.

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It’s a drought-tolerant, water- sipping, high-yielding, and versatile forage. It’s sorghum, and it’s becoming the go-to feed for many livestock producers and dairymen.

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Management-intensive grazing (MiG) is the process by which farmers can maximize the natural harvesting ability of their animals year-round when compared with continuous grazing, which typically requires feed supplementation from late fall until spring.

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The cost of nitrogen (N) fertilizer has vacillated in recent years, but because production is linked to energy costs, the trend has mostly been upward.

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Forage is a vital resource for a livestock operation. It is a cheap source of feed for grazing animals and the best way to stay economically viable. The basis of any successful livestock grazing system is learning to manage the forage or pasture within environmental limitations, grower skills and knowledge.

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Drought and its effects are often part of growing corn. Although we can do little to influence the weather, we can make management decisions that minimize the impact of the drought on the utilization of the crop.

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Timing the final alfalfa cutting before mid-September offers regrowth opportunities to reduce the risk of winter injury, say experts at Pioneer Hi-Bred.

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