Fae Holin

Fae
Holin
Editor, Hay & Forage Grower

Raised on a Minnesota crop and livestock farm, Fae Holin began her career at a small Wisconsin weekly newspaper and, for the past 32 years, has been on the writing staffs of The Farmer/The Dakota Farmer, USAgriculture, The Corn and Soybean Digest and Hay & Forage Grower. Fae was named Editor of Hay & Forage Grower in 2011 after serving as its Managing Editor for seven years. She writes, edits and enjoys traveling to farms and talking with growers and ag-industry people.

Articles
BMR Silage Corns Gain Popularity 2
As conventional silage corn has increased in value in the dairy diet, so have brown midrib (BMR) hybrids.
Shredlage Can Substitute For Hay In Dairy Diets
Dairy producers are turning to Shredlage as an affordable replacement for alfalfa in their cows' diets.
National Hay Association Winds Its Way Through Oregon's Central Williamette Valley
More than 200 National Hay Association members attended their annual convention held in Salem, OR, Sept. 10-13.
When To Chop Immature Midwestern Crops
Some Wisconsin growers are already chopping late-planted, drought-stricken corn for silage.
New Heavy-Duty Bale Handler On The Market
The ProAg Bale Hiker handles heavy round bales.
How To Measure Your Pasture Forage 2
Use grazing sticks and plate meters to estimate pasture forage mass.
Mob Grazing: A Tool, Not A Master Plan 6
Graziers tout mob grazing's benefits, but scientific proof has been lacking. Here's what recent studies are finding.
Reduced-Lignin Alfalfa Closer To Reality
Reduced-lignin alfalfa could be sold and planted as early as 2016.
What Is Mob Grazing?
Mob grazing's definition is different to nearly everyone.
Expect Tight Forage Seed Supplies This Fall
Expect forage seed supplies to be tight this fall.
Alfalfa, Grass Seed Supplies Tight
Seed supply is going to be short for grasses, alfalfa and small grains, say seed company representatives.
Will Manitoba Hay Move To Midwest?
Manitoba hay is primed to head to winterkilled Midwest, where hay supplies are short.
Want A Say On Reduced-Lignin Alfalfa?
USDA's first public comment period on deregulation of reduced-lignin alfalfa ends June 21.
Hay Expo Speaker To Offer Marketing Advice
Sellers need to be able to describe what kind of hay they are selling, and buyers should know what forage they need.
Late-Crop Options For The Midwest 1
University of Wisconsin Extension suggests forage options to plant from June to first frost.

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