Fodder crops are crops cultivated primarily for animal feed. They may be classified as either temporary or permanent crops. The former are cultivated and harvested like any other crop. Permanent fodder crops relate to land used permanently (for five years or more) for herbaceous forage crops, either cultivated or growing wild (i.e. wild prairie or grazing land), and may include some parts of forest land if it is used for grazing. (Source FAO)

FAOSTAT provides data for “Selected Fodder Crop” that basically includes information on area harvested, yield per hectare and production quantity for the following crops:

Source: FAO
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