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...


Sept. 13, 2016
Claims that substantial amounts of water can be saved by growing forage hydroponically have attracted interest in the practice.But does this practice really save water?“Some have claimed that...


Sept. 6, 2016
All-hay and alfalfa July average prices each dropped slightly in USDA’s most recent Agricultural Prices report released last week. The all-hay price dipped $3 from June to $131 per ton, which is $21...


Sept. 6, 2016
With a depressed wheat market, grazing wheat may be a popular choice this winter. Grazing-out wheat through next spring and forgoing a grain crop is also an attractive option...


Aug. 30, 2016
Extending the grazing season into fall and early winter doesn’t just have to be about stockpiling perennials or growing cereals and ryegrass. Many livestock producers have incorporated brassicas int...


Aug. 30, 2016
Though the dog days of August still plague many parts of the United States, the winter pasture season is just a short trip down the road.James Rogers, assistant professor at the Noble Foundation in Ar...