grass crops

grass crops

[′gras ‚kräps]
(agriculture)
Plants cultivated as forage and grain to be consumed by domestic livestock.
References in classic literature ?
But why should not the New Englander try new adventures, and not lay so much stress on his grain, his potato and grass crop, and his orchards -- raise other crops than these?
Areas cultivated for a long period with grass crops can still maintain a NNFB community capable of establishing symbiosis with the host leguminous plant in succession, i.
2010) noted improved above ground biomass yields, with optimum C:N ratios resulting in moderate residue degradation as a result of biculturing legumes and grass crops.
She did her research on use of grass crops for production of bio-ethanol as a sustainable energy resource.
Most of the research on yield response to N in dedicated bioenergy grass crops has been done with warm-season grasses, and results have been highly variable, with some authors reporting no response and others reporting positive yield responses up to ~ 200 kg N [ha.
The land is vacant and has been used for growing grass crops.
Mohammed Al-Ghashm, the head of Agricultural Services at the Ministry of Agriculture, said the locusts have damaged 90 percent of sesame, millet and grass crops that are used to feed animals.
It is made from grass crops such as corn, oats, or sorghum.
Gwyn Anthony of Haregrove Farm, Laleston, Bridgend, has piloted many schemes in farming including trials of cereal and grass crops.
In fact these are sons of the soil combining deep into the night to gather in grain and grass crops.
As well as being the most cost-effective way of conserving relatively light autumn grass crops, big bales also avoid the need to break existing clamp seals and risk compromising the quality of silages already made.
Grass crops are promoted as highly desirable conservation measures, because they offer flood control and runoff filtration benefits.