Dan’s Cow-Calf Corner Late Summer Rains Provide Opportunity to Plant Warm-Season Annuals

Paul Beck, Oklahoma State University State Extension Beef Nutrition Specialist — Drought has impacted pasture forage production and hay yields across the region. Many producers are faced with the choice between selling cows now or feeding up their already limited hay supply early. Late last week areas across North Texas, Northern Oklahoma and into Kansas and the Mid-South got nice rains which can rejuvenate drought-stricken pastures and provide some relief from pressure to start feeding hay. This rain also provides the opportunity to plant warm-season annuals into crop fields for fall pasture. Warm-season annuals are often thought of as emergency…

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