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Stockpiling forage can help in drought


A regional agronomy specialist with the University of Missouri Extension says stockpiling forage can help sustain cattle through the fall and winter when there are hay shortages.

Rusty Lee tells Brownfield in the next 30 days, farmers could apply nitrogen fertilizer to pasture ground and with the help of rain, there will be grass for cattle to graze heading into the winter.

“Producers really need to be thinking about exchanging nitrogen fertilizer for tons of forage.

Stockpiling forage can help in drought