Other Forages http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Sugarbeets Work In Salty Soils, Offer Producers A New Crop http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/sugarbeets-work-salty-soils-offer-producers-new-crop <div class="field-deck"> They match corn silage in North Dakota beef feeding trial </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sugarbeets grow well in saline soils and have good potential as feed for dairy and beef cattle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/sugarbeets-work-salty-soils-offer-producers-new-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/sugarbeets-work-salty-soils-offer-producers-new-crop#comments Other Forages Gold Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:55:00 +0000 25721 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Sugarbeets performed well in saline soils and in a feeding trial with growing and finishing cattle, reports animal scientist Vern Anderson.</p> Photo: Chanda Engel Cattle Are Crazy About Soybean Hay http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/cattle-are-crazy-about-soybean-hay <div class="field-deck"> The legume has a high palatability and quality </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Beef cows enjoy soybean hay, which has a high palatability and quality. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/cattle-are-crazy-about-soybean-hay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/cattle-are-crazy-about-soybean-hay#comments Other Forages Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:01:00 +0000 24871 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Corn & Soybean Digest Get Terrific Tonnage From Soybean Hay http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/get-terrific-tonnage-soybean-hay <div class="field-deck"> This one-cutting crop is less expensive to grow and harvest than alfalfa, says researcher </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One cutting of soybean hay can yield as much tonnage as alfalfa cut four times. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/get-terrific-tonnage-soybean-hay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/get-terrific-tonnage-soybean-hay#comments Other Forages Mon, 24 Mar 2014 20:37:00 +0000 24751 at http://hayandforage.com <p>If harvested before pods have fully developed seeds, soybeans can yield several tons per acre of high-quality hay.</p> Photo: Steve Norberg Does Hydroponic Forage Production Make Sense? http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/does-hydroponic-forage-production-make-sense <div class="field-byline"> Dan Putnam, University of California Extension forage specialist </div> <div class="field-deck"> University of California Extension specialist analyzes the system </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hydroponic forage systems may look good at first, but yield, quality and costs don't favor them. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/does-hydroponic-forage-production-make-sense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/does-hydroponic-forage-production-make-sense#comments Other Forages Sat, 02 Nov 2013 19:44:00 +0000 22611 at http://hayandforage.com <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>This shows hydroponically grown barley sprouts after six days of growth.</strong></p> Photo: University of California Davis A New, Disease-Resistant Clover http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/new-disease-resistant-clover <div class="field-deck"> Blackhawk is resistant to pythium ultimum and bean yellow mosaic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Blackhawk arrowleaf clover has high forage production and is resistant to multiple diseases. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/new-disease-resistant-clover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/new-disease-resistant-clover#comments Other Forages Thu, 12 Sep 2013 19:53:00 +0000 20762 at http://hayandforage.com <p> Blackhawk arrowleaf clover&rsquo;s resistance to seedling diseases is linked to seed pigmentation.</p> Robert Burns, Texas A&M AgriLife Research Forages Center Stage At Sept. 5 Purdue Workshop http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/forages-center-stage-sept-5-purdue-workshop <div class="field-deck"> Planting, harvest tips will be offered </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Purdue University Extension forage management workshop will focus on forage quality an management practices. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/forages-center-stage-sept-5-purdue-workshop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/forages-center-stage-sept-5-purdue-workshop#comments Other Forages Tue, 20 Aug 2013 19:13:00 +0000 20042 at http://hayandforage.com Bale Or Chop Freeze-Damaged Wheat As Forage http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/bale-or-chop-freeze-damaged-wheat-forage <div class="field-deck"> But pencil the costs, first, Texas specialists suggest </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wheat fields significantly damaged by freezing could be baled for hay or chopped for silage for the stocker-cattle and beef-cow markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/bale-or-chop-freeze-damaged-wheat-forage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/bale-or-chop-freeze-damaged-wheat-forage#comments Other Forages Sun, 12 May 2013 19:38:00 +0000 17042 at http://hayandforage.com <p> Haying wheat fields damaged by freezing temperatures could be a viable option for use in the stocker and beef-cow markets.</p> Texas A&M AgriLife Communications BMR Forage Sorghum Vs. Silage Corn http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/bmr-forage-sorghum-vs-silage-corn <div class="field-deck"> Performance trumps seed-cost difference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Brown midrib forage sorghum outperforms silage corn in moisture-deficit situations, and it’s less-expensive to grow. But the cost advantage for non-irrigated forage sorghum vs. corn isn’t as great as many people think, says Chris Teutsch, Virginia Tech forage specialist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/bmr-forage-sorghum-vs-silage-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/bmr-forage-sorghum-vs-silage-corn#comments Other Forages Sat, 10 Nov 2012 14:20:00 +0000 13131 at http://hayandforage.com Short And Sturdy BMR Sorghum http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/short-and-sturdy-bmr-sorghum <div class="field-deck"> Brachytic dwarf trait delivers yield, quality and standability </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A shorter, leafier, brown midrib forage sorghum delivers the yield and quality of taller BMRs without the lodging risk, say farmers and forage agronomists who’ve tried it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/short-and-sturdy-bmr-sorghum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/short-and-sturdy-bmr-sorghum#comments Other Forages Sat, 10 Nov 2012 14:03:00 +0000 13121 at http://hayandforage.com <p> Brachytic dwarf brown midrib forage sorghum, growing beside taller varieties in Penn State University plots, is chopped for silage. Dwarf sorghum has shorter stalk internodes, resulting in leafier plants, as shown below in a photo courtesy of Advanta US.</p> Photo: Greg Roth, Penn State University He Feeds Weeds When Hay Is Scarce http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/he-feeds-weeds-when-hay-scarce <div class="node-body article-body">Last year, Irvin Yeager, Dighton, KS, chopped and ensiled a field of wild annual kochia that survived in his drought-prone region of the High Plains. When hay supplies got tight, he fed it to 2,000 head of beef cattle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/he-feeds-weeds-when-hay-scarce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-forages/he-feeds-weeds-when-hay-scarce#comments Other Forages Fri, 10 Aug 2012 12:47:00 +0000 11371 at http://hayandforage.com <p> Irvin Yeager checks silage that he makes from wild kochia when forages are scarce. It goes to his 2,000 head of beef cattle.</p> Photo: Yeager Family