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Alfalfa hay quality in Oregon

Alfalfa hay quality in Oregon

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Published by Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State University in Corvallis, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alfalfa -- Quality -- Oregon.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[authors, David B. Hannaway ... et al.].
    SeriesTechnical bulletin / Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State Univeristy -- 141., Technical bulletin (Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- no. 141.
    ContributionsHannaway, D. B.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14212338M

    JW Hay is a Quality Supplier in Premium Horse Hay in the United States. Based in Wyoming, Pennsylvania, and Oregon, we offer a variety of Hay Types for the Discerning Horse Owner. Animal production studies also were conducted on alfalfa hays of varying quality. Acid detergent fiber was found to be a good predictor of both animal intake and digestibility. Milk production was greatest from cows fed rations containing high-quality hay when rations contained 45 percent hay, but no significant differences were observed when.

    Nutrition - Jun 18th, 02 HAY QUALITY & NUTRITION: Evaluating Your Horse's Nutritional Needs Horses are herbivores by design and foragers by nature. They have evolved to utilize grasses and other forage plants as their primary source of nutrition. Horses are more able to convert poor quality forage than ruminants such as cows, goats and sheep. Although there are differences between cuttings, quality is most important. First-cut alfalfa can be stemmy, but only if it is too mature when harvested. However, weeds tend to appear in first-cut alfalfa hay. Second-cut alfalfa usually has a higher stem-to-leaf ratio but is lower in crude protein—about 16 percent on average.

    ML_GR Moses Lake, WA Fri J USDA Market News Washington-Oregon (Columbia Basin) Weekly Hay Report NOTICE: As Market News transitions reports to the MARS platform and My Market News, report formats will be converted from a text version to a more user- . The quality of our horse hay is “Premium.” Following, is a list of the types of hay that I offer: Alfalfa Teff grass hay Straw bales = long-stemmed (8” to over 16”), very “bright” wheat-straw @ $7 per 45 lb. small bale, in 21 bale bundles 70% Alfalfa/30% Teff grass. All hay is cut young, and optimally harvested.


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Alfalfa hay quality in Oregon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Because of our typically wet springs in western Oregon, the average hay crop usually ends up being of low quality. However, when forage in the field is young and tender it is of high quality. As the forage matures, it becomes higher in quantity, but lower in nutritive value (low protein and energy, low digestibility, high fiber).

Alfalfa Hay Quality in Oregon David B. Hannaway, Donald Claypool, H. Adams, Mark R. Buettner, George R. Carter, Frank W. Adams, Lonnie Allison, and Lester R. Vough ABSTRACT New grading standards for hay have been proposed by the American Forage and Grassland Council and the Federal Grain Inspection Service.

Oregon Weekly Hay Report. An abundance of feeder quality rained on supplies have put pressure on the market for that commodity. Demand good. Growers have responded by produc- ing higher-quality alfalfa; the average quality of hay tested by labs has increased dramatically since the s (Fig. The demand for high-quality forage is likely to intensify further, as dairy managers and nutritionists judge the value of alfalfa in comparison to the many other feedstuffs in a Size: 2MB.

Randy McGee “My entry actually scored on relative feed quality [RFQ], yet the scoring chart only went to ,” McGee explains, noting that the average score in the alfalfa hay category, which accounted for 31 entries, was RFQ.

“In fact, the next closest sample had an RFQ value of ” What Hay Customers Want. The Klamath Basin is known for growing high-quality hay. If you’re looking for conventional or organic hay for your dairy or feedlot, give us a call. Rich, volcanic soil and an average of days of sunshine makes the Klamath Basin the ideal place to grow alfalfa Alfalfa hay quality in Oregon book as well as grain and potatoes.

2nd cutting hay, pasture blend, high quality horse hay, feed store quality. 2 string tie, 85 lbs. bales, 23 Bend Oregon Garden & House $ View pictures.

Tons: Last Week: Last Year: Eastern Oregon: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Alfalfa Small Square Good Lake County: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Alfalfa Large Square Good. Central Oregon Hay Growers Association (COHGA) is a non-profit group of hay producers interested in promoting agriculture.

This web site is intended to help buyers locate hay and other forage for sale in Oregon. Searches by County, Crop, and/or Grade can locate more exactly what the buyer wants. Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L), called queen of forages, is the most important and productive forage crop in North America.

It is the most widely adapted legume known. It was introduced to the western United States in the s, and it is well suited to the dry climates and irrigated soils there.

Alfalfa is grown for hay, silage, haylage, pasture. We produce large Alfalfa bales. Our large bales are 3'x4' weighing in at an average of 1, lbs. We have our own fleet of trucks and drivers available to deliver alfalfa hay throughout Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and California.

Jungo Ranches has been family owned and operated for over 40 years. Alfalfa hay is produced in all three counties in Central Oregon, with alfalfa seed production primarily located in Jefferson County, although some fields are located in Crook County.

Alfalfa is generally planted in the fall and typically lives for four to eight years, depending upon the climate. It is then replaced with a rotational crop. Growers in New Mexico are expecting to finish baling 1st cutting Alfalfa at the end of the week. Weather has been favorable for this cutting, and quality is good.

In Utah, Alfalfa is looking good with bright green color and good leaf retention. The OSU Extension Service has a hay probe you can borrow to sample the hay. Send the samples to a lab for analysis.

Alfalfa hay. Alfalfa hay may be an option for some. Usually higher in protein and energy than grass hay, it is sometimes available at a lower cost. Some rained-on alfalfa hay might meet the nutrient requirements of your livestock. Alfalfa hay was Oregon's fifth leading commodity inwith nearly $ million in gross farm sales -- well ahead of wine grapes, blueberries, hazelnuts, hops, pears and.

Quality analysis is an important alfalfa hay marketing tool for sellers and buyers, and sampling technique is a significant aspect of standardized hay testing. A hay quality analysis is valid only to the extent to which the sample represents the lot of hay.

In addition, because the actual amount of sample that will be analyzed in the lab may be. The Oregon Hay and Forage Association is a group of forage producers, agribusiness representatives, researchers and extension agents dedicated to promoting the forage industry in Oregon.

GOALS. To serve as the sole voice for forage focused agriculture in Oregon in. alfalfa hay in Medford, Oregon at – Classifieds across Oregon. A wide variety of classified ads Buy, rent, sell and find anything - alfalfa hay listings. in one convenient place. Hay/Alfalfa is only sold BY THE BALE as there is not a certified scale on site to allow legal sales of hay/alfalfa by the ton.

All Loads of hay/alfalfa are weighed prior to being brought in and the bale weights are then averaged. When prices are listed as AVERAGED price per ton, that is all it is, an AVERAGE. When you calculate what your hay.

Written By: Josh Vrieze, Product Manager, Vermeer Corporation. Hay is one of the most common sources of stored feed for livestock. According to a survey conducted by the Texas A&M Research and Extension Center, 86 percent of harvested hay was used by the original producer — therefore quality should clearly be of high importance if they’re using it for their own livestock.

1 But in hay. SL Follen Company exports hay and feed products from the United States to Asia and the Middle East. We annually ship approximat metric tons of hay products. We own/operate a processing facility (Oregon Hay Products, Inc.) in Boardman, Oregon. At this facility we grow, harvest, pack and ship high quality Alfalfa and Timothy Hay.ML_GR Moses Lake, WA Fri USDA Market News Oregon Weekly Hay Report **NOTICE: As Market News transitions reports to the MARS platform and My Market News, report formats will be converted from a text version to a more user-friendly and accessible PDF format.

The Pacific Southwest (PSW) has experienced rain fall in the last week as scattered storms move through most of the area.

A large number of growers have completed their 5 th cutting of Alfalfa, with many areas receiving rain before the hay was baled and off the field.

About half of the 5 th cutting in the PSW is baled at this point. The 2 nd cutting Alfalfa harvest has begun in Utah and New.