Grass Hay

Central Oregon hay balingCOARC research on hay crops conducted at both the Powell Butte and Madras locations has focused on variety trials, along with fertility management. Three acres dedicated to organic production was recently certified at the Madras location and are being used to evaluate organic management techniques for both legume and grass forages. Much of the grass hay produced in central Oregon is used by the high end horse market.

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