Mixed Field Forage

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1997: $2,230.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $5,075.00
Region: Northeast
State: Maryland
Project Leader:


  • Agronomic: sorghum (milo)


  • Animal Production: feed/forage

    Proposal summary:

    Dairy farmer Darryl Walker, will determine whether an experimental forage-mixing corn, sorghum, sunflowers and peas in the same field then harvesting and staring in "ag" bags- can replace corn silage in the ration. His goal is to reduce purchased inputs, time and storage space.

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.