Fescue Seed and Forage Planning Budget for 2019

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Raymond Massey
Extension Professor, Agricultural Economics


This budget presents information useful to farmers planning the production, financing, grazing and marketing of fescue. Table 1 presents estimates for the 2019 crop year for established fescue used for seed, hay and grazing purposes in northern, central and southwest Missouri. Assumptions were based on price conditions as of October 2018. Detailed prices and practices are summarized in Tables 2 and 3. The production practices used to develop these cost estimates are common in Missouri. Farmers are encouraged to modify this budget based on their circumstances.


  • Fescue Seed and Forage
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