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for·age

(fōr-ahzh'),
The operation of cutting a channel by surgical diathermy through an enlarged prostate.
[Fr. boring]

forage

(for′ăj) [Fr., fourrage, fodder]
1. Creation of a channel through an enlarged prostate by use of an electric cautery. This technique may be used in other tissues.
2. Fodder for cattle or horses or cattle.
3. A search for food of any kind.

forage

strictly speaking, dried winter feed, usually hay. Used also to include ensilage and even pasture so that the term becomes synonymous with roughage. See also bunk forage.

forage mites
forage poisoning
the forage contains a toxic agent. See food poisoning.
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The scientists found that the forage yield on rangelands seeded with kochia was 2,309 pounds per acre, which was 6 times greater than the forage yield on traditional grazing lands.
Some people might want to graze small grains in the fall, and studies have shown that it has little effect on spring forage or grain harvest.
For Hancock, whois also an associate professor of crop and soil sciences at UGA, the forage contest is just another way to spread the word about the importance of quality forages and learn about the state of the hay and baleage on the market.
Meadow fescue forage discovered in an untended pasture will be released as "Hidden Valley.
The expected output of this study was to gather information on different options of forage crops for AMS farms potential yield and optimum growing season of such forages and alleviate risks.
Study of drought stress effect on the some of forage plants (corn and sorghum) in Kerman.
Another is Winter Pz, consisting of winter peas, forage oats, clover and triticale (a wheat-rye hybrid).
For a study of nutrient intake by cattle, forage was harvested by hand to minimize shatter losses.
3) HEARTLAND WILDLIFE INSTITUTE's Secret Weapon is a mix of winter peas, forage soybeans, turnips, forage rape, and hybrid forage turnips.