forage forage  /ˈfɔ rɪdʒ/


  1. (n) bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
  2. (n) the act of searching for food and provisions
  3. (v) collect or look around for (food)
  4. (v) wander and feed

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  1. It showed a plump, middle-aged man wearing combat fatigues and a forage cap and sporting a thick beard streaked with grey.
  2. Paucton's bees forage in the Tuileries Gardens, the chestnut trees of the Champs-lyses and the linden trees of the Palais Royal.
  3. A Spanish farmer takes the controversy out of foie gras by ditching force-feeding and letting his geese forage.


  1. Mixed forage plantings create ration balancing challenges

    Drought throughout much of the country last summer greatly limited the yield of forages produced. Diversion of forage acres to corn and poor forage production has led to extremely low quantities of carry-over forage.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Dairy Herd

  2. Forage crop insurance deadline approaching

    Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, Contact: DeDe Jones, 806-677-5600, AMARILLO – Livestock producers considering adding a layer of protection against drought loss on annual forage crops have an insurance deadline ahead, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. The Rainfall Index – Annual Forage Insurance plan, referred to ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Texas A&M AgNews

  3. BRUCE AGRA DEHY INC. The Ontario Forage Processor, is Now Accepting Alfalfa and Alfalfa-Timothy 'Growing Contracts ...

    As of June 18, 2013 Bruce Agra Dehy Inc. The Ontario Forage Processor is accepting Alfalfa and/or Alfalfa-Timothy Growing Contracts from Farmers and Farmland Owners throughout Southwestern Ontario. These ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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