Herz farm cover crop field

Effects and Economics of Grazing Cover Crops in a Three-Year Non-Irrigated Rotation

February 18, 2021
Nebraska Extension reveals findings from long-term crop and livestock system On-Farm Research study.

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Sorghum-sudan cover crop plant damaged by a light frost last week.

Forage Hazards Following a Freeze Event

September 30, 2020
Freezing temperatures cause metabolic and cellular changes to our forage crops, specifically prussic acid formation and nitrate poisoning are the biggest concerns. Learn more about these issues and how to avoid them.

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Given market prices, grazing winter wheat rather than harvesting for grain may be more profitable for some growers this year.
Grazing winter wheat rather than harvesting for grain may be more profitable for some growers this year.

Evaluating Winter Wheat for Use as Forage or Grain

April 29, 2019
Current market conditions for wheat along with the price and short availability of hay is setting up a scenario where the winter wheat crop may have more value for grazing or as a hay crop this spring than harvesting it for grain.

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Cattle grazing cover crops
The benefits of grazing cover crops will be one feature of the Southeast Nebraska Soil Health Conference March 6 in Beatrice.

Southeast Nebraska Soil Health Conference March 6

February 4, 2019
Soil health, cover crops, and grazing annual cover crops will be among the topics at the Southeast Nebraska Soil Health Conference on Wednesday, March 6, in Beatrice.

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