In a new Drovers.com poll, we want to know how you plan to feed cows this winter. Do you have enough hay on hand? Do you have extra options, such as grazing corn stalks or another field residue? Make your voice heard.
Rains have caused many saturated fields and left some producers concerned that there will be little to no opportunity to harvest silage before corn dries down past desired moisture levels or the first frost.
The 2018 extended drought in southwest Missouri has left pastures and hayfields with few forages left at the end of summer according to Tim Schnakenberg, field specialist in agronomy, University of Missouri Extension.