Forages

ForagesHigh yields of high-quality forage are vital to the dairy and livestock industries. Feed-costs are often half of a farm's business expenses each year. This page contains resources and information to help farmers better manage silage, hay, and pastures. 

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USDA to Provide More Than $3 Billion to Commodity and Specialty Crop Producers

Last Modified: November 1, 2023

Mike Hunter, Field Crops Specialist
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: July 10, 2023

2023 North Country 1st Cut Alfalfa Height Monitoring - wk of May 30

Kitty O'Neil, Team Leader, Field Crops & Soils Specialist
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: June 1, 2023

2023 North Country 1st Cut Alfalfa Height Monitoring - wk of May 22

Kitty O'Neil, Team Leader, Field Crops & Soils Specialist
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: May 23, 2023

2023 North Country 1st Cut Alfalfa Height Monitoring - wk of May 15

Kitty O'Neil, Team Leader, Field Crops & Soils Specialist
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: May 18, 2023

2023 North Country 1st Cut Alfalfa Height Monitoring - wk of May 8

Kitty O'Neil, Team Leader, Field Crops & Soils Specialist
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: May 10, 2023

2023 North Country 1st Cutting Alfalfa-Grass Progress Report

Kitty O'Neil, Team Leader, Field Crops & Soils Specialist
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: May 4, 2023

Hay and Pasture School 2023

Last Modified: March 31, 2023

USDA AG Census

Last Modified: March 20, 2023

Fall Burndown Weed Control Options

Mike Hunter, Field Crops Specialist
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: September 1, 2022

Harvesting and Pricing Variable Maturity Corn Silage in 2022

Kitty O'Neil, Team Leader, Field Crops & Soils Specialist
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: September 1, 2022

NC Weather Summary April - July 2022

Kitty O'Neil, Team Leader, Field Crops & Soils Specialist
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: September 1, 2022





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January 9, 2024

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Announcements

USDA to Provide More Than $3 Billion to Commodity and Specialty Crop Producers

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2023 - The U. S Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide more than $3 billion to commodity and specialty crop producers impacted by natural disaster events in 2022. Eligible impacted producers can apply for financial assistance through the Emergency Relief Program (ERP) 2022. The program will help offset the financial impacts of crop yield and value losses from qualifying disasters occurring in 2022.

Click here for more information and application process.


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