Several short-season forages can still be planted this summer to help alleviate low forage inventories. However, soil moisture could be a significant limitation to the success of summer plantings this year.
Many producers in Ohio have planted summer annual grasses this year to increase their low forage inventories. These include sudangrass, sorghum-sudangrass, forage sorghum, pearl millet, and teff grass. This article discusses when these grasses should be harvested or grazed.