Forage options for drought-stressed wheat

Agronomy eUpdate

KSU EXTENSION AGRONOMY – The dry conditions that have prevailed over much of Kansas since the fall of 2017 have left some wheat growers with relatively dim prospects for grain production for the summer 2018 harvest.  An alternative use for that wheat is as a forage crop – silage or hay – which may still have considerable value at a time when pasture grazing prospects and hay supplies may be uncertain.  This article briefly looks at some issues producers should consider as they contemplate their options for their drought-stressed wheat. Read More

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