Grasses http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/14081/more en Triticale Seed Supply May Increase http://hayandforage.com/grasses/triticale-seed-supply-may-increase <div class="field-deck"> Seed reps are ‘cautiously optimistic’ about 2014 seed production </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Triticale seed production should be in good shape in 2014, seed company spokespersons predict. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grasses/triticale-seed-supply-may-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grasses/triticale-seed-supply-may-increase#comments Grasses Mon, 19 May 2014 16:10:00 +0000 25771 at http://hayandforage.com <p>This Cornell University study compared nitrogen (N) applied at 0-, 30-, 60-, 90- and 120-lb/acre rates on triticale. The more-green plots show where higher N rates were applied.</p> Photo: Bill Verbeten, Cornell University Harvesting Quality Forage Under Wet Conditions http://hayandforage.com/grasses/harvesting-quality-forage-under-wet-conditions <div class="field-byline"> Ethan Giebel </div> <div class="field-deck"> Custom operators chop grasses wet, store silage carefully </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Even during the challenging hurricane season, Bob and Sam Morgan put up quality grass silage for the 8,000-cow dairy they contract with in the tropical part of Florida. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grasses/harvesting-quality-forage-under-wet-conditions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grasses/harvesting-quality-forage-under-wet-conditions#comments Grasses Custom Forage Harvesting Mon, 28 Apr 2014 18:53:00 +0000 25321 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Bermudagrass is one of the grasses harvested at less than 25% dry matter in tropical Florida, then bagged.</p> Making The Best Grass Silage http://hayandforage.com/grasses/making-best-grass-silage <div class="field-deck"> Harvest quality grass and preserve it well </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here are four steps producers should take to make quality grass silage, according to one forage specialist. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grasses/making-best-grass-silage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grasses/making-best-grass-silage#comments Grasses Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:37:00 +0000 24251 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Pack, cover and seal bunkers within one or two days of harvest to minimize oxygen exposure.</p> When It's Too Late For Silage Corn, Consider Planting These http://hayandforage.com/grasses/when-its-too-late-silage-corn-consider-planting-these <div class="field-deck"> Brown midrib sorghum-sudans can be planted as late as July 15 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Midwestern producers should consider planting brown midrib sorghum-sudangrass on corn-silage acres unplanted because of adverse weather. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grasses/when-its-too-late-silage-corn-consider-planting-these" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grasses/when-its-too-late-silage-corn-consider-planting-these#comments Grasses Dairy-Forage Nutrition Mon, 08 Jul 2013 18:43:00 +0000 18602 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Fae Holin Oats Lead Fall Emergency Forage Options http://hayandforage.com/grasses/oats-lead-fall-emergency-forage-options <div class="node-body article-body">Oats are a great choice for Indiana livestock producers wanting to salvage some value from drought-ravaged cornfields, says Keith Johnson, Purdue Extension forage specialist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grasses/oats-lead-fall-emergency-forage-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grasses/oats-lead-fall-emergency-forage-options#comments GRAZING Grasses Grazing Sat, 28 Jul 2012 13:38:00 +0000 11061 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Neil Tietz Kentucky Forages Are Maturing Early http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/kentucky-forages-are-maturing-early <div class="node-body article-body">Forages are maturing two to three weeks ahead of schedule in Kentucky, and many will need to be harvested soon for optimum feed quality, says Ray Smith, University of Kentucky Extension forage specialist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/kentucky-forages-are-maturing-early" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/kentucky-forages-are-maturing-early#comments Alfalfa Grasses Fri, 30 Mar 2012 14:11:00 +0000 8371 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Neil Tietz Silage Corn Tops Summer-Annual Forage Options http://hayandforage.com/silage/corn/silage-corn-tops-forage-options-0513 <div class="node-body article-body">Ohio farmers whose wet fields prevent them from planting cool-season perennial forages by May 15 should consider warm-season annual forages instead, says John Grimes, Ohio State University Extension beef coordinator</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/silage/corn/silage-corn-tops-forage-options-0513" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Grasses SILAGE hayandforage.com/silage hayandforage.com/silage/corn hayandforage.com/silage/grasses high yields june-planted corn ohio farmers pearl millet planting Silage Corn Tops Summer-Annual Forage Options sorghum-sudangrass sudangrass Fri, 13 May 2011 18:35:00 +0000 5001 at http://hayandforage.com Orchardgrass Matches Alfalfa In Milk Study http://hayandforage.com/silage/grasses/orchardgrass-matches-alfalfa-milk-study-0923 <div class="node-body article-body">Alfalfa (40% NDF) and orchardgrass (60% NDF) hays supported similar milk production levels when they replaced corn grain in rations at the University of Minnesota</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/silage/grasses/orchardgrass-matches-alfalfa-milk-study-0923" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alfalfa Grasses Grasses alfalfa grain hayandforage.com/hay/alfalfa hayandforage.com/hay/grasses hayandforage.com/mag hayandforage.com/silage/grasses milk Orchardgrass Thu, 23 Sep 2010 18:57:00 +0000 4213 at http://hayandforage.com Grass Choices Are Crucial http://hayandforage.com/mag/grass-choices-are-crucial-0801 <div class="field-byline"> Neil Tietz </div> <div class="field-deck"> Pick grass varieties carefully, agronomist advises </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"There's as much difference between grass varieties as there is between an Angus and a Holstein cow,” says Dan Undersander, University of Wisconsin Extension forage specialist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/mag/grass-choices-are-crucial-0801" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grasses Grasses Sun, 15 Aug 2010 16:00:00 +0000 2816 at http://hayandforage.com <p> Orchardgrass</p> Photo: Fae Holin <p> Orchardgrass.</p> Photo: Fae Holin These Grasses Do Best In Upper Midwest http://hayandforage.com/mag/grasses-do-best-upper-midwest-0801 <div class="node-body article-body">Orchardgrass and tall fescue are the best grasses for Upper Midwestern livestock producers, with meadow fescue as a third option for growers willing to sacrifice a little bit of yield to get the highest quality, says Dan Undersander</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/mag/grasses-do-best-upper-midwest-0801" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grasses Grasses fescue hayandforage.com/hay/grasses hayandforage.com/mag hayandforage.com/silage/grasses less Midwest New Orchardgrass says Tall Undersander Upper varieties winterhardy Wisconsin York Sun, 01 Aug 2010 16:00:00 +0000 2471 at http://hayandforage.com