Livestock producers utilizing crop residues to feed their animals need to be aware of the decline of nutritional value to the animals and the changing nutritional need of the animals being fed, said a Purdue University expert.
There's more to grazing livestock than just turning animals loose on acres of grass. Successful producers carefully plan where, when and how long their livestock feed themselves, and a Purdue University Extension publication shows the way.
After this year's stress on perennial forage pastures, forage stands need to be evaluated.
Coping With a Short Forage Supply (August 2007)
Streaming Video & Audio
Helping Beef Producers Cope with a Short Forage Supply This Winter (this video requires Windows Media Player)
Breeze PowerPoint Presentation
Indiana Cattle and Forage Symposium
The uniting of Indiana's beef, dairy, and forage industries will take place with a symposium on February 15-16 at the Indianapolis Marriott East.