Addressing first cutting haylage challenges
Though all forages have their own ensiling challenges, haylage is unique in that it is harvested more than once and each cutting has slightly different conditions to evaluate. FULL STORY »
More uses for corn forage: Grazing, baling, silage
NDSU’s Dickinson Research Center told producers unharvested forage corn can now be used for grazing livestock late last year, but that’s not where its uses stop. FULL STORY »
Ask before seeding a new forage stand
In order to reap the benefits of what you sow, there are a few questions you should ask in regards to seeding a new forage. Identifying weed issues prior to planting is vital as is knowing the soil conditions and your timeline for your forage stand. FULL STORY »
Ask the Silage Dr: Cold Weather and Heating Silage
It has been an awfully cold winter. Do I still have to be concerned with heating later this year or did the extreme cold eliminate this issue? FULL STORY »
Are cover crops in your forage supply?
The topic of cover crops has been getting lots of discussion. Cover crops are not new but we are certainly looking more at their benefits in recent years. FULL STORY »
Make a down payment on this growing season with frost seeding
Growers can broadcast legume and brassica seeds in late winter to produce inexpensive cover, forage and fertility for years to come. FULL STORY »
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