Forage Crops



Pasture summer heat (Photo: AI generated image)
Sheep graze at the Milo J. Shult Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Fayetteville, site of the Oct. 28 Northwest Arkansas Small Ruminants Field Day. (U of A System Division of Agriculture photo.)
Hay bales (Journal photo by Jennifer M. Latzke)
Hay Bales (Photo: Laura McKenzie, Texas A&M AgriLife.)
Cattle grazing a hillside in June. (Photo: Courtesy of K-State Research and Extension news service)

Cattle Chat: Summer grazing

  • By Jacob Klaudt │ K-State Research and Extension news service
Rain in late May and early June delayed alfalfa harvest for many producers in southwest Kansas. The first cutting like pictured in this field will likely go for grinding hay due to the excess moisture. (Journal photo by Kylene Scott.)
Hay is one of a number of items needed by producer-victims of recent wildfires. (Photo: Todd Johnson)