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In our region of the Southern Great Plains, we basically grow forage during the spring and fall, corresponding to our seasonal rainfall pattern. We are typically short on forage during the winter and...
Be flexible, proactive and have a mindset of year-long forage flow in addition to seasonal grazing.
As you are looking for next winter's hay, you should take a sample of each lot before committing to purchase. A hay analysis prior to purchase offers one of the greatest returns on investment in the ranching business.
It is a good time for producers to inventory forages - including what is going to be harvested and stored as hay (or silage) as well as the production remaining in the pastures that will be grazed.
Stockpiling defers a forage from grazing to allow it to accumulate forage mass for grazing during fall and winter.