eUpdate Articles Tagged: hay


Factors to consider before baling or burning wheat residue

hay wheat burning 

2018 Kansas Summer Annual Forage Hay and Silage Variety Trial results now available

Performance Tests forage hay 

Fertilization of tall fescue and smooth bromegrass pastures and hayfields

pastures nitrogen hay fertilizer 

2019 Kansas Summer Annual Forage Hay and Silage Variety Trial final report

In 2019, summer annual forage variety trials were conducted across Kansas near Garden City, Hays, and Scandia. All sites evaluated hay and silage entries. A total of 95 hay varieties, 99 sorghum silage varieties, and 12 corn silage varieties were evaluated. The full report is now available online.

hay silage variety selection summer annual forage 

Maximizing the value of harvested forages: Considerations on proper storage of round bales

Harvesting forages for future use during the winter feeding period or during periods of drought represents a significant cost outlay for cattle operations. Learn tips on how to properly store round bales in order to maximize their value and reduce loss.

hay round bales forages 

Testing methods for nitrates in forages

In last week's eUpdate, nitrate and prussic acid poisoning was discussed when feeding cattle certain types of forages. In this follow-up article, we share information on the different tests available and how to collect a representative sample.

fall forage hay prussic acid nitrate toxicity forage testing 


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