Using Annual Forages as Part of the Feed Resource for the Ranch

Using Annual Forages as Part of the Feed Resource for the Ranch – A Producer's Perspective

April 2018

photo of cut annual forages in wind rows in a field

In this month's BeefWatch Producer Perspective Podcast, Brian Sprenger who is part of a family owned and operated ranch near Sidney shares how his family utilizes annual forages as grazing resource. Some of the topics that Brian discusses in the interview include:

  • How annual forages are used for growing cattle through the fall and winter.
  • The different variety of annuals and mixes of annual forages used in their system.
  • How windrow grazing is used to preserve quality while improving harvest efficiency
  • The challenges and benefits that annual forages have provided in their production system.

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