Green Acres

Sudangrass is a viable forage alternative for Chouteau County

Sudangrass is a good haying and grazing alternative for Chouteau County livestock producers. Sudangrass can be seeded and harvested with conventional equipment in normal crop rotations. Secondly, working with a warm season crop helps distribute the farming workload because seeding takes place in late May or early June. Lastly, later seeding results in effective weed and disease management.

Sudangrass must be seeded after soil temperatures are consistently above 60 degrees Fahrenheit. After establishment, sudangrass can be very produ...