Consider Soil Conditions When Winter Feeding Hay
Source: University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
Cody Rakes of Loretto Motherhouse Farms discusses ways to protect soil and water resources by utilizing stewardship practices on the farm. When it’s time to start thinking about winter feeding, they begin by stockpiling forages in the fall. Then, they consider soil conditions when deciding how to feed hay in the winter, being mindful of potential rutting that can occur when driving equipment in a soggy field.
Year Produced: 2022
Cropping Systems: Beef Cattle