September 20, 2019 9:45 am

Although “the economics are marginal,” that’s not a reason to avoid growing winter cereal grain cover crops and other forages after the harvest of corn silage, according to Kevin Shelley, a University of Wisconsin nutrient and pest management program specialist who serves counties in the south central part of the state.

Based on input from farmers in Dane and Brown counties, Shelley provided estimates for Calumet County on production costs and returns – values based on the potential for producing milk, meat, and livestock growth – for growing those forages. Read more.

Share Button