Agent: Don’t Abandon Good Farming Practices For A Temporary Gain
Daily News Record
Augusta County extension agent Brian Jones has advice for farmers tempted to market the remains of their crops after harvest: leave your fodder alone.
With grain being diverted more for feed or fuel, and tightening economic times, many bale the remains of their forage to sell as hay, said Jones, a crop-and-soil specialist.
While such an approach may be a quick fix for cash, that kind of plan can backfire.