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Published April 26, 2008, 12:00 AM

Will's Windmill column: Adjusting for expensive beef forage

The days of cheap forage are gone. Just looking at the nutrient removal costs in a ton of hay will push hay prices to over $70 per ton. By the time machinery costs and labor are calculated, $100 a ton is about the break-even price of producing hay. This has several management implications.

By: by Will Yliniemi, University of Minnesota Extension Service, DL-Online

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