Annual Cover Crops an Additional Forage Source
The forage species selected will vary based on the primary planned use.
As a result of a challenging fall harvest and a considerable precipitation deficit across much of North Dakota, ranchers are considering options to increase their forage supply.
“Recent precipitation in portions of North Dakota impacted by drought may make annual forages and cover crops viable forage options for hay production or grazing,” says Miranda Meehan, North Dakota State University Extension livestock environmental stewardship specialist.
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