Monday, December 9, 2019
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Forage nutrient analysis reveals nutrient content to determines forage value, which influences livestock feed amounts and the ability to preserve forages.

Winter wheat, barley, triticale and rye planted in the fall can produce high-quality forage in the spring when harvest is in the boot stage.

Having your forages analyzed is the only way to determine if hay will meet an animal's nutrient requirements during the winter.

Animals need alternative food sources to get the higher amounts of fiber they typically get from hay. Learn what can be substituted.

With forage shortages throughout much of the nation, farmers considering crops for prevented plant acres should look to alfalfa.

Learn more about realistic forage options for acres that have either not been planted, or have had planted crops damaged by too much rain.

If we harvest forages as soon as possible on wet soils what are the consequences? Get the answers in this week's All About Grazing column.

Learn more about common forage-related disorders — bloat, grass tetany and nitrate poisoning — to prevent livestock from getting ill or dying.

When some forages freeze, changes in their metabolism and composition can be toxic to ruminant livestock, causing prussic acid poisoning and bloat.

Using livestock to make later cuttings of hay is one of the best opportunities producers have to reduce costs and make more profit year after year.
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