Annual crops can be a valuable part of the normal farm operation. They are used to provide supplemental forage when perennial forage production is low. Additionally, under drought conditions these annual crops may be the only choices available for emergency sources of forage. There are also several alternative crops available that can be used as forage crops. This report provides some general information concerning these crops and also presents specific agronomic information in the form of a table.
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Twidwell, Edward K., "Production of Annual and Alternative Crops for Forage" (1991). South Dakota Sheep Field Day Proceedings and Research Reports, 1991. 8.