Table 1. 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