ID

CSES-126NP

Authors as Published

Mark S. Reiter, Associate Professor, Eastern Shore Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Virginia; Ursula T Deitch, Professional Lecturer, Northampton County Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia; W. Hunter Frame, Assistant Professor, Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center; David L. Holshouser, Associate Professor, Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center; Wade E. Thomason, Associate Professor, Crop and Soil Environmental Science, Virginia Tech

Cover, The Nutrient Value of Straw

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The mature and dried stem, leaves, and chaff remaining after barley and wheat are harvested is known as straw. Many farmers around Virginia harvest straw by baling in small bales, large round bales, or large square bales that range in weight from 40 to 1,000 lbs. plus per bale.


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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

June 19, 2015