Corn Stalk Grazing Calculator

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This calculator allows users to consider corn yield as criteria for calculating the worth of cornstalks using formulas from the article “A Review of Corn Stalk Grazing on Animal Performance and Crop Yield” that is found in the 2004 Nebraska …

Salvaging Wheat as Hay

 

Wheat growers worry about poor grain yields. Thin stands, dry soils, uneven maturity, and various pests have lowered yield expectations in many fields.

If stands are thin, maybe wheat hay is a better alternative. Because wheat usually yields over two …

When to Harvest Prairie Hay

 

Different livestock have different nutritional requirements. Dry, mature cows need 7 to 8 percent protein and 50 to 54 percent TDN in their diet. In contrast, two-year-old heifers that are nursing calves need more than 10 percent protein and 62 …