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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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Undoubtedly, the most important influence on dairy farm profitability is forage quality. But what metrics of forage quality are most important? What metrics of forage quality are most important to you and your nutritionist?

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Alfalfa silage is a significant feed source in many high-producing dairy diets. Every dairy producer understands the importance of harvesting and storing high-quality alfalfa silage. However, this is one of the most challenging forages to ensile consistently.

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There are several reasons why more farmers have become interested in on-farm evaluation of the corn hybrids they plant for silage production.

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The fear of frothy bloat has stopped many livestock producers from integrating alfalfa, clover or other high-bloat-risk species into their forage systems. Most livestock producers fear seeing one of their animals with a distended left side, struggling to breathe.

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What if $14 milk is the new norm? The answer is underwhelming and overwhelming at the same time: Something has to change.

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Whether it’s the use of unnecessary commas, neglecting to floss or making only the minimum payments on a credit card, people often make the same mistakes.

Runners may forget their form; homebuyers sometimes skip the home inspection; and graziers – well, they’re not exactly exempt from slipups either.

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