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Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:19 PM CDT

Although it is still too early to identify signs of alfalfa winterkill in some northern states, there are options for livestock producers who may have some winterkill in their fields, according to an article by Farm and Ranch Guide (http://bit.ly/…).

Farmers have several options, including replanting or feeding more co-product to offset some of their hay needs. In additional to distillers grains, products might also consider wheat midds, barley malt sprout pellets, beet pulp or grain screenings, according to Karl Hoppe, an area extension specialist for livestock systems at the North Dakota State University Carrington Research Extension Center.

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