Table 1. Forage dry matter biomass and crude protein yield and costs for pastures grazed during the dry gestation production period.
Costs/acre
Land
Rent
Custom
Work
Baling
Costs
Production Costs
$/ac
Forage Biomass
Yield
lb/ac
Forage
Biomass Costs
$/ton

Crude
Protein
%
Crude Protein Yield
lb/ac
Crude Protein
Costs
$/lb
mid Nov-mid Dec
Native Rangeland
(12-m RS)
8.768.7618097.334.88.641.01
Cropland Aftermath2.002.0013529.63