Table 7. Forage dry matter biomass and crude protein yield and costs for crested wheatgrass hay cut at two growth stages.
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
Crested Wheatgrass
Mature14.225.318.5828.11160034.806.41020.28
Boot stage14.225.316.9726.50130040.8014.51890.14