December 2012, Winter Forage Rotations

For a number of these newsletters I have been bringing the results of our many research projects at the Cornell Valatie Research Farm in Eastern NY. The focus has been on high yielding, very high quality forage that can support dairy rations encompassing greater than 70% forage in the diet and high milk production with high components, critical to leveraging profit back into dairying.  NONE are silver bullets.  All have to operate within the farm system, soils, and labor/equipment resources you have

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