Knowing yield can help you make informed management decisions. You can estimate potential yield from past history of the field, neighboring fields of similar type, averages for specific forages, and from soils information.
Differences between processed and organic fertilizers are explained in this article.
Browning or dieback is usually caused by weather-related stress, sometimes in combination with pests and diseases.
Because of our typically wet springs in western Oregon, the average hay crop usually ends up being of low quality. However, when forage in the field is young and tender it is of high quality. As the forage matures, it ...