When plants freeze, changes occur in their metabolism and composition that can poison livestock.
Cattle and sheep are more susceptible to prussic acid poisoning than swine.
The sight of frozen, snow-covered fields might not trigger thoughts of planting season, but late winter can be the ideal time for some low-cost pasture improvement.
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Harvest method affects the risk of prussic acid poisoning.
Warm-season forages will be the best hay production option for planting this late in the growing season.
Here is laundry list of actions you can still take to make your forage production better next year.
Adding a summer annual forage to available acreage can help fill forage needs, add grazing flexibility, and provide a drought tolerant forage.