Posts Tagged ‘forage’

Progressive Dairyman Publishes Cyr, Johnson Article on Harvesting Forage Safely

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Canada-based Progressive Dairyman published an article on harvesting forage safely by University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s Steven Johnson, crops specialist, and Dawna Cyr, farm safety project assistant. The article originally appeared in Progressive Forage Grower magazine.

Kersbergen Talks to Kennebec Journal about Hay Harvest

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Rick Kersbergen, University of Maine Cooperative Extension educator of sustainable dairy and forage systems, spoke with the Kennebec Journal about the low quality of this year’s hay harvest due to a rainy June. Kersbergen spoke about the loss of nutrients while farmers wait for the hay to dry. He said once the hay crop quality drops, the only remedy is a second crop of good quality hay.