Quote of the Month: Saving Leaves Saves Money

When forage is harvested mechanically, it is critically important to minimize leaf loss. Leaves, especially those of legume plants, may shatter if moisture content is too low or if harvesting equipment is not properly adjusted or properly operated. Losing lequotes bookaves hurts forage yield, but more importantly it dramatically lowers forage quality because leaves are the most digestible portion of forage plants. Purchase Forage-Livestock Quotes and Concepts books for $5 each by contacting us at ukforageextension@uky.edu.