With: Jay Parsons, Professor and Farm and Ranch Management Specialist, UNL; and Daren Redfearn, Professor and Forage/Crop Residue Specialist, UNL
With forage availability at a premium, many producers are looking at annual forages planted on cropland as a potentially valuable feed resource this year. In this webinar, Daren Redfearn (UNL Agronomy and Horticulture) joins Jay Parsons (UNL Agricultural Economics) to discuss tips for integrating annual forages into your cropping plans. Planting dates, seeding mix, expected forage production and timing of forage availability will be discussed for various scenarios.
The Annual Forage plan of insurance represents an opportunity for obtaining crop insurance to protect against the primary production risk of low precipitation. Several changes to the Annual Forage plan of insurance take effect for the current sign up period that ends July 15. We will discuss these changes and tips for how to integrate Annual Forage insurance coverage into your program.