Feeding Overwintered Crops

  From the Apr 18, 2017 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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 An Alberta Agriculture specialist says using overwintered cereal crops for swath grazing in the spring or baling for use as greenfeed in the fall and winter are two options to utilize the 2016 crop for ruminants. Barry Yaremcio, beef and forage specialist at the Ag-Info Centre says it is also possible to thresh the crop and feed the grain to monogastrics and ruminants; but he says there are a number of concerns associated with feeding overwintered crops to both types of livestock.

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