March 19, 2019
Photo: University of Minnesota While most horses can typically meet their nutritional needs by grazing cool-season grasses, factors like time spent grazing and activity level can offset this bala...


March 19, 2019
Photo: University of Arkansas Not all weeds are created equal in terms of their impact on forage quality and pasture productivity. Broomsedge (Andropogon virginicus), a native warm-season perenni...


March 12, 2019
More cloudy days, cooler temperatures, and above normal precipitation has characterized winter conditions in much of the South this year. Such conditions not only impact livestock, but they also affec...


March 12, 2019
For forage stands, spring green up is just around the corner. After a relentless winter in most regions, it is possible that forage stands sustained winter damage.The Ohio State University’s (OSU) M...


March 5, 2019
Have you ever been in a situation where you had great looking hay tested and were disappointed when the results came back with a low relative feed value (RFV)? According to University of Nebraska-Linc...


March 5, 2019
They say rotational grazing has benefits. But does it? Tong Wang is an extension advanced production specialist with South Dakota State University and recently reported on a survey that was aimed...


Feb. 26, 2019
A wide swath of weather conditions has characterized the winter of 2018 into 2019 in the Northeast and Midwest. Though winter was nearly nonexistent through the first half of January, winter’s fury...


Feb. 26, 2019
While it may still be winter, the time to start thinking about spring planting is now. A part of that thinking and planning process is choosing adapted and high-performance forage varieties. In T...


Feb. 19, 2019
Researchers at the University of Kentucky found nitrogen (N) rate to be more important than using a fertilizer source with enhanced efficiency properties when stockpiling tall fescue. They reported th...


Feb. 18, 2019
Grass tetany, or hypomagnesia, is a nutritional disease that can occur in cattle grazing lush and actively growing cool-season grasses that have been fertilized with nitrogen and potassium. This disea...