Millborn Seeds forage and cover crop specialist Matt Metzger says warm season annual forages, including millet and sorghum sudangrass, are in high demand. “This year, farmers are using warm season forage crops further east. Farmers may not have livestock of their own, but they can capture some revenue from these prevented plant acres that neighbors can use.” Metzger says there are still good options for farmers in a year where Plan A may not be an option. “Farmers may have to be more flexible on what they’re set on planting. At the end of the day, if their goal is to put feed up on prevented plant acres, there will be a seed option for farmers to plant. If their goal is to graze, the same story. There will be cover crop mixes for them to seed on acres.”
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