Utilizing Annual Forages as part of a Diversified Production System

Utilizing Annual Forages as part of a Diversified Production System – A Producer's Perspective

March 2018

photo of freshly cut annual forages in a field

In this month's BeefWatch Producer Perspective Podcast, the Peterson family who own and operate Plum Thicket Farms near Gordon share how they utilize annual forages as part of their diversified crop and cattle operation. Some of the topics that the Peterson family discusses in the interview include:

  • How the Peterson family grows annual forages for cattle as part of their cropping system.
  • The different methods of utilizing annual forages including direct and swath grazing.
  • The challenges and benefits that annual forages have provided in their production system.
  • The seeding mixes and different forages which are utilized.

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