Table 6. Forage dry matter biomass and crude protein yield and costs for pastures grazed during the fall portion of the lactation 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 Oct-late Oct
Native Rangeland
(12-m RS)



8.76


8.76


218


80.37


4.8


10.46


0.34
Native Rangeland
(SL 4.5-m)



8.76


8.76


243


72.10
early Nov-mid Nov
Native Rangeland
(12-m RS)



8.76


8.76


180


97.33


4.8


8.64


1.01
mid Oct-mid Nov
Native Rangeland
(SL 5-6-m)



8.76


8.76


356


49.21
Native Rangeland
(6.0-m SL)



8.76


8.76


223


78.57
Native Rangeland
(4.0-m Def)



8.76


8.76


412


42.52
Altai Wildrye
(4.5-m TOR)



8.76


8.76


648


27.04
Cropland Aftermath
(4.5-m SL)



2.00


2.00


135


29.63