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Double Cropping

posted on November 9, 2015 / 0 Comments

Double Cropping Winter Triticale and MC MasterGraze corn Dairy farms that are able to use a 12-month double-cropping strategy can maximize the return on their forage production investment. Milk producers are always looking for new ways to increase forage production on their own land. In most situations a dairy operator can produce his own feed for a lot less than he can buy it, and control nutrient management plans more effectively. One proven way to increase forage production while promoting nutrient uptake on home acreage is double-cropping. This often involves spring-planted silage corn followed by late summer-planted winter triticale, which is harvested as silage or hay the following spring before …

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