eUpdate Articles Tagged: residue

Crop residues: Nutritive value and options for grazing

Significant amounts of residue may be left in fields after the growing season. One option is to graze these fields. Learn about the nutritive value of crop residues and other considerations for grazing corn and sorghum residue.

grazing residue cattle 

Consider the value of soil residue before baling or burning wheat stubble

Following wheat harvest some producers may consider burning or baling their wheat stubble. There are four main factors to consider before taking any action that removes residue from the soil surface. Understanding the true value of leaving crop residue in place can help producers decide what is best for their system.

residue soil conservation soil erosion wheat stubble wind erosion