Aug. 9, 2016
The question of whether to have a specific ratio of calcium (Ca) and magnesium (Mg) in the soil has been tossed around amongst agronomists for years. But does the ratio really matter? And will...


Aug. 2, 2016
The ultimate goal of silage preservation is to reduce oxygen and rapidly boost acidity so lactic acid bacteria can grow to stabilize and preserve the forage. Additives, such as bacterial inoculants, i...


Aug. 2, 2016
Proper mower-conditioner adjustments can make all the difference in producing high-quality hay. Several helpful and easy tips on making those adjustments that may be unfamiliar or underutilized...


July 26, 2016
Making high-quality hay in the extreme heat of summer is challenging as alfalfa often experiences delayed growth and moisture stress, even in moist soil...


July 26, 2016
“Since it first appeared in Georgia just six years ago, bermudagrass stem maggot has infested and damaged bermudagrass throughout the southeastern United States,” says Dennis Hancock, University of Georgia...


July 19, 2016
“Proper stocking rate is the most important management decision a manager can make, regardless of goals,” says Steven Smith, wildlife and fisheries consultant for the Noble Foundation in Ardmore...


July 19, 2016
The belief that bermudagrass causes colic in horses has been bantered around for a few decades. Though more common in urban areas where the population is further disconnected from agriculture, the tho...


July 12, 2016
There are many problems that livestock producers have to deal with resulting from changing weather. If you’re grazing cattle, ergotism can be one of them. A cool, wet spring followed by early, h...


July 12, 2016
As a result of the cattle market and associated cash values dropping considerably, producers are being forced to make some difficult decisions this summer. Should you sell at weaning? Should...


July 5, 2016
The potato leafhopper sneaks into alfalfa like a thief in the night. There’s no sound, no warning, no leaf chewing, no predictive growing degree unit chart, just the aftermath carnage of yellow-tipp...