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Forage Managment Calendar

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec


  • Begin feeding supplemental forage to cows grazing corn stover.
  • Continue grazing summer-seeded brassica forage.
  • Continue grazing stockpiled forages.
  • Overgraze pastures that are to be overseeded with legumes in February or March.
  • Order seed for frost seeding in February and March.
  • Calculate cost and returns associated with this past year's forage enterprises.
  • Keep snowmobiles and other traffic off of alfalfa.
  • Begin reviewing University and Industry data as to which species and varieties to seed on your farm next year.