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 …

Diagnosing the Cause of Yellow Alfalfa

Recently, Nebraska extension offices have been receiving yellowish alfalfa from growers fields. When agents and growers discussed the growing conditions and cultural practices between each case, the common factors were discovered within the field.

Common Factors

  • The alfalfa was planted