This year, in part due to new sponsorships and prizes, the number of entries in the contest jumped from about 185 to 375, making it one of the largest forage
contests in the nation.
Meadow fescue forage
discovered in an untended pasture will be released as "Hidden Valley.
Strategic selection of high yielding grazeable forages
in different seasons that have high growth and/or re-growth potential in summer (e.
We have permission to forage
fruits, nuts, seeds and plants for our own consumption, but not to sell.
Therefore, it's imperative that horse owners and barn managers know the fiber, starch, sugar and protein levels in the forages
they are offering their horses.
Another is Winter Pz, consisting of winter peas, forage
oats, clover and triticale (a wheat-rye hybrid).
The cool-season equation is used for pastures that include introduced small-grain-type forages
such as rye, wheat and brome grasses.
Very few farmers actually know now much forage
costs, or what their return on investment has been.
The tall fescue research showed up to a 50 percent difference in forage
preferences based on cutting time.
Cal/West fits our business model - they are not only a technology developer in their industry, but also have a strong genetics program which will strengthen our forages
business," said Rolando Meninato, Global Leader; Seeds, Traits and Oils at Dow AgroSciences.
The base forages
in the south-central region, bermudagrass and bahiagrass, were grouped as warm-season perennial (WP) grasses.
According to the report the demand for forage
feed is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.
growers would naturally like to get the jump on weeds and extend their forage
Iger scientists have built up a store of expertise in the chemical composition of forage
plants, and we're now using this expertise to understand how forages
affect milk quality,'' said project leader Dr Richard Dewhurst.
Growing high-value forages
is our number one objective every day," said Ricky Rice, Manager of Winfield Solutions' Forage