Stockpiling forages and feeding small grains crops year-round can help cattle producers offset the higher costs of hay. Small grains forage crops should be planted six to eight weeks prior to the first frost of winter.
The Stiles Farm Field Day set for June 18 will feature presentations on soil health, fertilization and weed control strategies.
The field day is hosted by the Stiles Farm Foundation and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. There is no registration fee courtesy of the Williamson County Farm Bureau. Lunch and door prizes will be provided to field day participants courtesy of local agribusiness sponsors.