Integrating crop and livestock systems to extend the grazing season

Dr. Kathy Soder, USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit, University Park, PA and Dr. Ben Williamson, Penn State, University Park, PA

interseeding planter

Interseeding forage crops into growing corn crops to be grazed after the corn grain harvest could extend the grazing season and reduce stored feed needs without adversely affect corn yields. Interseeding could also improve soil health and land carrying capacity, thereby improving farm sustainability.

interseeded and unseeded fields

See what the research shows.