Plan ahead for fall, winter forages

Since most fall, winter and spring forages perform best when planted in late September or early October, producers should choose forages now.

Mid- to late August is a good time for producers to plan ahead for winter forages, said Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension forage specialist in Overton, Texas. Since most fall, winter and spring forages perform best when planted in late September through early October, producers should be choosing forages, pricing, purchasing or reserving seed now in preparation for when and where to plant.

“Waiting until the last minute can be problematic,” she said. “If

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