Cereal grains are a versatile crop that can be harvested for forage or grain. Cereal grains can be an excellent source of forage for dairy cows. You can expect quality forage similar to that of other cool season grasses.
Cereal grains can provide a variety of feedstuffs for your animals. Cereal grain selection will be based on your climate and personal preference. The type of feed harvested will be dependent on your feed needs from a quantity and quality perspective. Don’t forget cereal grains also make great companion crops and cover crops.