Emergency Hay and Silage Forage Crops

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July 12, 2019 - Author: Kim Cassida, Monica Jean and Phil Kaatz,

Forage shortages can be good news for growers who are able to harvest because prices may be strong, but are bad news for those unable to harvest. Many dairy and livestock producers who purchase forage are already facing tight cost margins, and failure of usually dependable forage crops like corn silage and alfalfa due to weather conditions puts them in a bind because animals must still be fed. 

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Tags: agriculture and agribusiness, delayed planting, emergency forages, forages, managing farm stress

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