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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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Many stockmen who do a lot of rotational grazing create permanent paddocks with traditional fencing or electric hard wire (such as high-tensile electric wire) and then divide those paddocks with portable fencing like poly wire.

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Evaluating diet quality selected by grazing beef cattle using photographic guidelines

Both animal productivity and ranch profitability can be affected by the nutritional management of grazing beef cattle.

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Forage is the nutritional foundation for beef cows as well as all ruminant species. Producers are paying more attention in recent years to forage quality in an attempt to get more nutrition from perennials throughout the year. Grasses and legumes are the primary forages fed to livestock.

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At the recent Western Alfalfa and Forage Symposium in Reno, Nevada, participants were asked to respond to a clicker survey-quiz, as presented by forage specialists Glenn Shewmaker (University of Idaho), Dan Putnam (University of California – Davis) and Shannon Mueller (University of California – Fresno Extension).

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Using tillable acres to provide feed for cattle while still harvesting a cash crop is becoming a popular goal for producers. A growing question from farmers is, “What options do I have for producing forage in the off-season?” In the Midwest, the most popular choices are cereal rye, triticale and wheat.

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Grab a bag of grass or clover seed at your local supplier, and that seed likely has an origin in Oregon. In fact, around 90 percent of all the cool-season forage seeds used in the U.S. originate from the Willamette River Valley south of Portland.

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