Table 1. Pasture and forage costs during the 167-day nongrowing season.
Forage-Type
Treatments
Forage Dry Matter Cost
$/ton
Forage Cost
$
Supplement Cost
$
Total Feed Cost
$
Cost per Day
$/d
Reserved Native Range with cake
122 .13
252.99
26.08
279.07
1.67
Cropland Aftermath and Mature Crested Wheatgrass with cake

43.72
94.75
22.52
117.27
0.70
Mature Crested Wheatgrass
with cake

34.80
93.67
22.86
116.53
0.70
Mature Crested Wheatgrass
with cake and alfalfa-silage

34.80
77.92
27.25
105.17
0.63
Crested Wheatgrass, Early
40.80
47.22
31.59
78.81
0.47
Forage Barley, Early
28.80
37.52
26.69
64.21
0.38
Forage Barley, Late
27.40
51.59
13.58
65.17
0.39
Oat Forage, Early
29.60
43.43
20.89
64.32
0.39
Oat Forage, Late
26.40
57.50
11.11
68.61
0.41
Pea Forage, Early
55.00
50.69
41.15
91.84
0.55
Pea Forage, Late
37.40
43.40
31.30
74.70
0.45
Forage Lentil, Early
71.60
57.50
45.31
102.81
0.62
Forage Lentil, Late
37.00
43.43
32.20
75.63
0.45
Oat-Pea Forage
37.20
50.69
25.06
75.75
0.45