(WFRV) – In this segment of Life on the Farm, we examine the quality of this year’s forage harvest.

With a dry growing season, you might be surprised to find alfalfa is showing high digestibility.

Corn silage yields varied, but the overall quality of this crop is strong too.

We spoke with a local nutritionist about balancing these feeds in a ration.

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