Missouri Dairy Business Update Commercial Agriculture
Volume 2, Number 3

March 2002

Focus on Forage

Green-up is a welcome time for every dairymen. The following new Missouri forage budgets can help you with this year's alfalfa and corn silage crop planning:

Corn Silage Corn Silage

Corn Silage Budget

Also, if you are making arrangements to have your corn silage raised by someone else, you may want to check out Nebraska's corn silage pricing guide.

Alfalfa Alfalfa
Alfalfa Budget - North Missouri

Alfalfa Budget - South Missouri
Alfalfa Haylage Budget

Alfalfa Variety Trials are available from Mt. Vernon and Columbia.

To keep up on the latest insect alfalfa insect problems in alfalfa, you may want to check this MU Integrated Crop and Pest Management Newsletter every week. Also, as you scout for insects, this Alfalfa IPM site from Minnesota may be useful.


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