Forage

The University of Wisconsin-Extension Team Forage mission is to develop and disseminate research-based information that will enhance profitable forage production and utilization while sustaining Wisconsin’s natural resources.

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Kewaunee/Door Counties Corn Dry Down Results

September 8, 2020 Luxemburg Results Average moisture for today was 70.22%.

September 15, 2020 Sturgeon Bay Results  Average moisture for today was 69.48%.

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Determining the Value of Standing Alfalfa in 2020

Written  by Kevin Jarek – UW-Madison, Division of Extension, Crops and Soils Agent – Outagamie County

The “fair” value of any given alfalfa stand can vary tremendously. The absence of daily quotes as compared to
other agricultural commodities (grains) requires us to rely on the most recent hay market prices available at
https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/forage/h-m-r/

Read more of the report here:

Determining the Value of Standing Alfalfa in 2020 PDF

Determining the Value of Standing Alfalfa in 2020 Word

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2020 Kewaunee County Scissor Clips Results

2020 Kewaunee County Scissor Clips Results June 4

2020 Kewaunee County Scissor Clips Results June 1

2020 Kewaunee County Scissor Clips Results May 28

2020 Kewaunee County Scissor Clips Results May 26

Scissor Clips sample fields showed strong growth since last Thursday’s sample, growing at least one inch per day. Fields are generally solid and not saturated, however, weeds are rapidly filling in winterkill spots. Today we added in a Triticale sample destined for lactating cow forage, so attached are some graphics and additional information on harvest timing. 
 
Next sample is Thursday, May 28!  

2020 Kewaunee County Scissor Clips Results May 21

2020 Kewaunee County Scissor Clips Results May 18

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Ensiling

Corn Silage Ensiling Considerations
by Joe Lauer, UW Extension Corn Agronomist

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