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forage crops
Subject Category
F Plant Science and Plant Products
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Annual or perennial crops grown primarily to provide feed for livestock. During harvesting operations, most of the aboveground portion of the plant is removed from the field and processed for later feeding.
Definition Source
US Environmental Protection Agency
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/40102.rdf
Scope Note
Use for crops grown for consumption by livestock; For the edible plant parts other than grain that are grazed by animals or that can be harvested for feeding of animals USE forage.
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/40102
Used For
fodder crops
herbage crops
Broader Term
field crops
Narrower Term
forage beets
forage legumes
Related Term
forage
forage production
forage yield
grazing
hayland
pasture plants
tussock grasses
Spanish
cultivos de forraje
Term Number
40102