Advanced planning in late summer allows you to develop a strategy for stockpiling a portion of perennial pastures.
A critical issue that forage growers face is converting high quality standing forage from the field into quality livestock feed suitable for storage.
While there are many instances where the phrase “everything in moderation” applies quite nicely, this is not the case with forage windrows.
As alfalfa stands age, they also thin out. Unfortunately, it is not just older stands that thin with age. Younger stands can thin out, as well, leaving many producers wondering what can be done to strengthen these stands.