Sept. 27, 2016
USDA estimates net farm income will be $71.5 billion in 2016, down 11.5 percent from 2015. If realized, 2016 net farm income would be the lowest since 2009...


Sept. 20, 2016
Steve OrloffFarm Advisor/Siskiyou CountyUniversity of California-Extension The weather has taken on a noticeable turn and definitely has a "fall feel." In fact, some areas have already ex...


Sept. 13, 2016
Rocky LemusExtension forage specialistMississippi State University After continuous rain across the state during the early part of August, producers have enjoyed the first part...


Sept. 6, 2016
Vanessa Corriher-OlsonForage SpecialistTexas A&M AgriLife ExtensionAfter a week of much-needed rainfall in east Texas, producers began battling fall armyworms in pastures and hay meadows...


Aug. 30, 2016
August 2, 2016 · With abundant grass growth, more beef producers are holding onto cattle before they go to the feedlot...


Aug. 30, 2016
Nick ClarkExtension agronomy advisor, Hanford, Calif.University of California-Davis Temperatures over the last several weeks have been above average in the San Joaquin Valley. It’s not widely c...


Aug. 23, 2016
Glenn Shewmaker, Extension Forage SpecialistUniversity of IdahoWe had excellent drying conditions during late July and early August...


Aug. 16, 2016
Steve OrloffFarm Advisor/Siskiyou CountyUniversity of California-Extension The haymaking season is marching along without anything too remarkable. Conditions are fairly "normal" for this time of year. Fortunately, haymaking conditions have been very good, and we have not had many summer thunderstorms that result in rain-damaged hay. As noted in an earlier report, many growers started cutting earlier this year because of market conditions and the demand for high-quality...


Aug. 9, 2016
Rocky Lemus, Extension forage specialist, Mississippi State University Producers across the state have been battling excessive heat and variable rain...


Aug. 2, 2016
Vanessa Corriher-OlsonForage SpecialistTexas A&M AgriLife Extension Two words describe Texas lately: hot and dry. Dry conditions and heat have slowed forage growth statewide. Areas with irr...