Procedure for determining dry matter content of forage

In my cow class I learned the importance of measuring and knowing the amount of dry matter in our pastures. It has a large effect on the cows digestive system. I doubt I’ll be burning up the microwave in the kitchen anytime soon with this procedure but I think I’ll at least check during the spring flush.

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