Species Type Mono-Culture Seeding Rate lbs/acre Soil Conditions Best Use Yield Winter hardness Persistence AC Saltlander Perennial 12 Saline Soils Hay 3 5 4 Annual Ryegrass Annual 25 Fertile Soils Quick Establishment 4 0 5 (Garrison) Creeping Foxtail Perennial 5 … Read More
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Species Type Mono-Culture Seeding Rate lbs/acre Best Use& Qualities Bloat Potential Yield Winter Hardiness Persistence Aslike Clover P 8 Poorly drained soil B 3 3 3 Birdsfoot Trefoil P 6 Grass Mixes, Wet soils N 2 5 5 Chicory P … Read More
Species Best use Features Benefits Seeding Rate Per Acre Seeding Depth Cereal Rye Haylage Spring Grazing Ground Cover Fastest growth Best winter hardiness Quick germination Quick cover, quick harvest Reliable growth Works well broadcasted 1-2 bu 1 1/2″ Winter Triticale … Read More
Premium Grade Best use Seeding Rate Per Acre Seed Depth Dry Matter Yield Potential Quality Maturity Features Oats Hay 2..5-3 Bu. (80-100 lbs) 1.5″-2″ 3-5 tons/acre Average Medium Easily established, reliable hay source Spring Triticale 100 lbs 1.5″-2 3-5 tons/acre … Read More
Premium Grade Best use Seeding Rate Per Acre Seed Depth Dry Matter Yield Potential Quality Maturity Features German Millet Hay 20-25 lbs 1/2″ 2-4 tons/acre Average Early Leafy, reliable hay millet Japanese Millet 20-25 lbs 1/2″ 3-5 tons/acre Average Medium … Read More
Key Concepts To Remember When Measuring Forage Quality • The ultimate measure of forage quality is animal performance. • Factors having the greatest impact on forage quality are forage species, stage of maturity at harvest, and (if forage is mechanically … Read More
Pricing Forage in the Field Questions often arise about how to arrive at a fair price for standing crops such as corn silage, oats, hay and cornstalks. Although there are no widely quoted market prices for these crops, they can … Read More