Production and Harvesting

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Gerald Holmes, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, Bugwood.org
Harvest Management of Alfalfa - Articles Articles
Alfalfa is the most important forage legume in Pennsylvania. It is a deep-rooted legume that grows best in moderate to well-drained soils. More
Harvest Management of Red Clover
Harvest Management of Red Clover - Articles Articles
When well managed and properly fertilized, newer varieties of red clover can potentially yield 4 to 5 tons of good quality forage. More
Harvest Management of Birdsfoot Trefoil
Harvest Management of Birdsfoot Trefoil - Articles Articles
Birdsfoot trefoil (BFT) is a deep-rooted legume that grows well on poorly drained soils. When properly managed it can persist for many years. More
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Seed and Seedling Biology - Articles Articles
In order to grow food with a minimum of external inputs, organic producers need to understand much about the biology of plants and ecological systems. More
Managing Drought Stressed Corn
Managing Drought Stressed Corn - Articles Articles

Managing Drought Stressed Corn

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

This article describes how to manage corn that is drought stressed and provides information on estimating yields, pricing, managing nitrates and feed quality and other information. More
Effects of Hail Damage on Corn Silage Yield and Quality
Effects of Hail Damage on Corn Silage Yield and Quality - Articles Articles
The objective of this study was to quantify the effects hail damage had on corn silage yield and quality. More
Forage Sorghum
Forage Sorghum - Articles Articles

Forage Sorghum

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D., Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

Forage sorghum is a large, warm-season, annual grass that is adapted to Pennsylvania and can be grown as a silage crop. More
Corn Silage Production and Management
Corn Silage Production and Management - Articles Articles

Corn Silage Production and Management

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D., Jud Heinrichs

Corn harvested for silage is an important feed crop on most Pennsylvania farms, where cropland often is limited. More
Haylage in a Day
Haylage in a Day - Articles Articles
The adoption of incorporating a wide cutting swath in forage harvest to speed up the dry down process has been increasing on farms across the United States. More
Minimizing Forage Shrink by Managing Baleage
Minimizing Forage Shrink by Managing Baleage - Articles Articles
Shrink is referred to as the loss of the commodity from harvest until sale. Shrink affects forages and can range from 5% to more than 40% and some instances losses can be higher. More
Gerald Holmes, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, Bugwood.org
Ready to Plant Spring Forages? - Articles Articles
Winter is the time to prepare planting equipment. One task that is critical for spring establishment of forage crops is getting drills and seeders in shape. More
Gerald Holmes, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, Bugwood.org
Short Rotations for Alfalfa Profitability - Articles Articles
Rotating alfalfa to corn has many economical advantages. More
Summer Seeding of Forages Summer Seeding of Forages - Articles
The best time to plant "fall-seeded" alfalfa is actually early to mid August or “mid-summer”. More
ohn D. Byrd, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org
The Fescue Family of Grasses - Articles Articles
A new species of grass that forage producers may soon hear more about is called Meadow Fescue. More
Getting Your Pastures Ready for Next Spring
Getting Your Pastures Ready for Next Spring - Articles Articles
In order to ensure that your pastures will be as productive as they can be, you need to start thinking about them now, way in advance of the freezing weather and first snowfall. More
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