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Alfalfa hay quality survey

D. B. Hannaway

Alfalfa hay quality survey

by D. B. Hannaway

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Published by Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State University in [Corvallis, Or.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alfalfa -- Quality -- Oregon.,
  • Alfalfa -- Oregon -- Composition.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid B. Hannaway.
    SeriesSpecial report -- 621., Special report (Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 621.
    ContributionsOregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16142077M

      All About Feeding Horses Alfalfa. Selecting Alfalfa Hay. When looking for good-quality alfalfa, be sure it’s clean with no dust or mold—just as you would with any hay. SPD L Striate lespedeza Summer H -- F W No 25 , 14 Late summer pasture or hay; must Annual Unhulled reseed itself annually to persist, SPD L Korean lespedeza Summer H -- F W No 40 , 14 Late summer pasture or hay; must Annual Unhulled reseed itself annually to .

    Forage Markets provides insight in the forage market prices and the costs associated with growing forages and the expenses of purchasing cattle feed. The rain delay has caused some alfalfa hay to mature beyond optimal quality. Th USDA Hay Markets – Ap Markets. Looking to buy conventional or organic alfalfa hay? Give us a call! Located in the Klamath Basin, we can provide you with the high quality alfalfa hay you need. Our dairy-quality hay tests in the Supreme category, making it ideal for pressed hay as well as dairy hay. Ask us about shipping!

    Forages for Beef Cattle Garry D. Lacefi eld, Jimmy C. Henning, and S. Ray Smith Jr. Less than 10% of the forage land is soil tested. Of the forage land that is tested, 40% is below pH , 45% is low in phosphorus, and 35% is low in potassium. Th erefore, legume establishment and growth would improve by soil testing and subsequent fertilizer andFile Size: KB. Quantification of the pro-vitamin A carotenoids in feedstuffs commonly fed to livestock has been ignored for many years. thereby reducing carcass quality and value. A survey of 18 feedstuffs commonly fed to beef cattle was conducted for determination of vitamin A equivalents based on analysis of carotenoids. Alfalfa hay collected in Cited by:


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Alfalfa hay quality survey by D. B. Hannaway Download PDF EPUB FB2

Alfalfa Hay Quality Testing Alfalfa is the most productive and highest quality forage species. Over one million acres of alfalfa have been harvested each year in Montana since Yield and forage quality of alfalfa vary widely across environments and Size: KB.

Alfalfa Hay Quality Survey DAVID B. HANNAWAY Extension Agronomist, Department of Crop Science Oregon State University The need for hay standards that precisely express forage feed value to hay producers and buyers has long Alfalfa hay quality survey book recog-nized.

Visual examination of hay provides only an estimate of. for high-quality alfalfa hay is largely reflected in the market value of the alfalfa crop itself, and quality is frequently measured by labora-tories.

Although hay prices vary considerably from year to year due to supply and demand. factors, forage quality affects price every year (Table ). High-quality hay File Size: 2MB. points for a class such as dairy alfalfa. Hay contests present excellent opportunities to observe and discuss differing quality characteristics and relationships to management and economic value, but should clearly define what hay or grower attributes are being rewarded.

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When complete inALFALFA will have detected more than. National Alfalfa Hay Quality Committee (NAHQC) A group of agronomists, animal scientists, hay producers, and representatives of hay marketing organizations met in Anaheim, CA November 30 and December 1, to discuss the unsatisfactory state of affairs in hay quality Cited by: 7.

affecting hay quality. Multifoliate cultivars, those with more than three leaflets per leaf, can have a higher leaf-to-stem ratio, which improves forage quality; however, multifoliate types do not necessarily have higher quality or yield.

Many genetic and environmental factors affect both yield and Size: KB. 4 Alfalfa Management Guide Surviving plants will be stunted and continue to yield less in subsequent years (Figure 2).

A waiting period after destroying the old stand is necessary to. Abstract: Forage yield, quality, and stand persistence are all major considerations in the development of a profitable harvest management program. Sufficient time must be allowed for alfalfa to build energy reserves before winter. This is an important aspect of winter survival and stand persistence.

A shortened alfalfa growing season in northern regions will make it necessary. Sampling Guidelines for Hay Testing. Quality analysis is an important alfalfa hay marketing tool for sellers and buyers, and sampling technique is a significant aspect of standardized hay testing.

A hay quality analysis is valid only to the extent to which the sample represents the lot of hay. Forage Quality •Palatability - Relates to forage selection when there is a choice (animal behavior) Examples: –Thorny/bitter weeds –Horsenettle in hay –Acid preservative treated hay File Size: KB.

One of the tables in the book will give yield of various crops, including hay, by soil type. The Soil Survey book should be available at the USDA Service Center Office, S Eastwood Drive, Woodstock, IL The University of Illinois Department of Crop Sciences conducts alfalfa variety trials at 3 locations in Illinois (Freeport.

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Hay. Reporters use the test measurement most prominent in their trade area, along with visual characteristics to determine hay quality.

Table 1: Alfalfa - Alfalfa/Mix Hay testing guidelines Quality Designation Relative Feed Value RFV* Acid Detergent Fiber ADF Supreme Over Under 27 Premium Good Fair File Size: 62KB. If the same price is paid for mature grass hay (quality standard five) as for prime, immature alfalfa, then something is not right.

If both types of hay cost $ per ton, then the horse owner is paying $ per pound of crude protein and $ per Mcal of digestible energy in the alfalfa and $ per pound of crude protein and $ per by hay buyers and sellers in the US.

The revised guidelines include previously-used laboratory parameters, and specific physical descriptions and intended uses. While most Montana beef cattle only require “fair” or “good” quality alfalfa hay, these new guidelines are very useful for domestic or export dairy hay Size: KB.

With drip irrigation and quality hay equipment, McGee has nearly doubled his yield and produced award-winning quality alfalfa. Another key component in alfalfa management is the subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) system McGee installed under acres of his farm.

95th St. quality horse hay Longmont () () (fax) [email protected] Rain Dance Ranch Straight Grass 56 lb. small square bales Arnold Turner 1, tons Barn stored Journey Ln. Alfalfa/Grass Mix Lab analysis available Longmont tons Premium quality horse hay.

offered early (1⁄10 bloom) alfalfa hay free choice might consume as much as 25 to 30 lb per day. This would exceed his calorie requirements by about 50–60% and could result in a weight gain of to lb in a year. To keep horses at their ideal weight, it’s best to feed them lower-quality hay or limit their access to very high-quality File Size: KB.

We are selling and also looking for new customers for We have grass hay, grass mixed with alfalfa and also pure alfalfa. Delivery available and also out of field discounts. We have big squares, round bales and also high moisture bales individually wrapped.

Contact .Timothy and Alfalfa Hay Blog. Forage Nutrition Phosphorus. Posted on Tweet; In the agriculture industry, the quality of forages is measured by the levels of energy, fiber, and other essential nutrients they provide. Growing environment, soil conditions, and harvesting technique all impact forage quality.Best Practices to Hasten Field Drying of Grasses and Alfalfa; Determining Forage Moisture Content Using a Microwave Oven; Alfalfa - The High Quality Hay for Horses; Minimizing Losses in Hay Storage and Feeding; Understanding Forage Quality; Recommended Principles for Proper Hay Sampling; The Effects of Weather on Hay Production; Quality Hay.