Some weeds can be used as emergency forage

Aug 22, 2008
Some weeds can be used as emergency forage This year’s drought conditions in western North Dakota and eastern Montana have producers evaluating alternative forages they normally wouldn’t think of feeding their cow herd. Russian thistle, pigeon grass and kochia are some plants normally considered weeds that can be used as a source of emergency forage, according to Greg Lardy, North Dakota State University Extension Service beef cattle specialist and associate professor in the An...

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