May 24, 2016
The vast majority of haymakers in the U.S. are at the mercy of Mother Nature for good harvesting weather at a specific point in time when the crop is at the desired forage quality. It’s...


May 24, 2016
Hay & Forage Grower is pleased to announce that South Dakota native Sydney Sleep will serve as its summer student intern...


May 17, 2016
Stocks of all hay stored in the United States totaled 25.1 million tons, up from 24.5 million tons in May 2015, according to the most recent USDA Crop Production report. The 3 percent rise makes...


May 17, 2016
The Southeastern Hay Contest is held in conjunction with the Sunbelt Ag Expo, the contest seeks to promote the production of high-quality hay and baleage...


May 10, 2016
Spring is not just a time to harvest perennial forages. To be sure, more and more livestock producers are incorporating winter cereals such as rye and triticale into their crop rotations...


May 10, 2016
The National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance (NAFA) announced seed brand marketers that have agreed to participate in the new alfalfa checkoff program beginning later this summer. The checko...


May 3, 2016
Strong foreign demand coupled with weaker domestic demand has put hay export totals in a good place during the first two months of 2016. This occurred in spite of a strong U.S. dollar...


May 3, 2016
It hasn’t happened for a while, but the month-to-month U.S. average hay price actually went up in March, albeit a modest $2 per ton. Last week’s USDA Agricultural Prices report pegge...


April 26, 2016
“Grazing management during the spring-summer transition period is key to persistence of warm-season perennials such as bermudagrass and bahiagrass,” says Jose Dubeux, forage specialist at th...


April 26, 2016
“Healthy forages promote healthy soils, and vice versa,” says John Jennings, University of Arkansas extension forage specialist...