Oct. 18, 2016
Here’s a short, fun little video provided by the Oklahoma Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) of a camera-equipped cow as it roams through a smorgasbord of forage crops...


Oct. 11, 2016
A total of 373 samples from 24 different states and provinces comprised the field of entries for this year’s World Forage Analysis Superbowl. The highest placing samples were on display at Wor...


Oct. 11, 2016
Once the combine pulls out of a cornfield, it’s often the case that field harvest is only partially accomplished...


Oct. 4, 2016
This was one of those years where making generalizations about growing conditions was difficult, even within the same state or sometimes county. Such was the case in Pennsylvania, New York, and...


Oct. 3, 2016
Fall pasture growth can provide an extra opportunity for grazing livestock. If not managed carefully, though, it can have detrimental long-term effects on your forage stand.“A dry summer has stunted...


Sept. 27, 2016
A new white clover variety bred specifically to improve and maintain healthy, productive pastures has been released for seeding. Renovation is the first commercial product from a joint breeding effort...


Sept. 27, 2016
Making your living with pastured livestock involves the melding of plant growth and animal forage intake. Optimizing both components is the end game.Keeping pasture plants within their linear (r...


Sept. 20, 2016
Perhaps nowhere in the U.S. is the production of timothy hay given greater reverence than the Pacific Northwest, specifically the Columbia River Basin. The region also happens to provide ideal growing...


Sept. 20, 2016
Though incorporating or leaving corn residue on the soil surface in fields is a common practice, harvesting residue can provide a beneficial feed source during the winter. However, if all...


Sept. 13, 2016
Make sure your visit to World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis., includes one or more of the Dairy Forage Seminars. The seminars, held in conjunction with the World Forage Analysis Superbowl, begin ea...