• PASTURE AND FORAGE CROPS
    AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

    PASTURE AND FORAGE CROPS

    Pasture is a piece of land on which forage crops or grasses or mixture of grasses and legumes grow. In other words, it refers to an area of land covered with forage crops which are usually grasses and legumes that are grazed or fed on by livestock such as cattle, sheep and goats. Forage crops on the other hand are plants cultivated for their vegetative portions and used in fresh or preserved forms for feeding livestock.   Uses of Forage Crops Forage crops have the following uses: Livestock Feed: Forage crops are usually used for feeding livestock like cattle, sheep and goat. Hay, straw and sillage are prepared from forage…

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