Part 10 of the 14-part Small Grain Production Manual covers the use of small grains as livestock forage, including choosing among the small grains, harvest stages and methods, and effect of maturity on yield.
The Small Grain Production Manual is a 14-part free online publication that presents essential information on producing wheat, barley, oat, triticale, and rye, from growth and development through seedbed preparation, fertilization, and irrigation, to pest management, crop rotation, cover cropping, and harvesting and storage. The manual also includes an overview of small grain production in California, as well as a handy troubleshooting guide. Color photographs, drawings, charts, graphs, tables, and references.
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