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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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

Ear to Ground - July 2022

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

Last Modified: July 18, 2022

A New NYS Farm Directory Launches June 2022

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

Last Modified: July 1, 2022

Late postemergence herbicide applications in field corn: How tall is too tall?

Mike Hunter, Field Crops Specialist
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: July 1, 2022

2022 North Country 1st Cut Alfalfa Progress Report - June 1 2022

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

Last Modified: June 1, 2022

2022 North Country 1st Cutting Alfalfa-Grass Report - May 25 2022

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

Last Modified: May 25, 2022

Burndown herbicide options in no till soybeans

Mike Hunter, Field Crops Specialist
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: May 24, 2022

New York State's Ambitious Plans to Address Climate Change - The Climate Leaders

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

Last Modified: May 24, 2022

2022 North Country 1st Cut Alfalfa Progress Report - May 18 2022

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

Last Modified: May 18, 2022

2022 North Country 1st Cut Alfalfa Progress Report - May 11 2022

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

Last Modified: May 11, 2022





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