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Nov 20, 2014

The Proverbial Needle In A Haystack

The saying "finding a needle in a haystack" took on new meaning during my farm visit to Utah this year....More
Mar 31, 2014

Growers, Hay Groups Offer Optimism

Hay growers and the industry are optimistic about forages, funding and the future....More
Jan 05, 2014

When A Cold Snap Hits … The Animals Come First

Growing up on a livestock farm meant chores for us several times a day – more than usual during bitter cold weather....More
Dec 30, 2013

Yield: Is It The Alfalfa Or Its Management?

Does alfalfa have a higher yield potential than growers take advantage of?....More
Nov 11, 2013

How Much Has Farming Changed?

Farming's still a lot of work, but creative farmers and manufacturers are taking some of the pain out of the equation....More
Oct 08, 2013

Are Producers Connecting With Consumers?

Consumers generally don't understand farm businesses and the disconnect between them and farmers is widening. How are you reaching city folk?....More
Aug 16, 2013

I Absorb More About Forages When I Keep My Mouth Shut ...

Here’s a taste of what I learned this summer about wide swaths, alfalfa breeding, mob grazing, cool-season grasses and perseverance....More
Jul 07, 2013

What I Learned About Cool-Season Grasses

It's a combination of art and science to learn how to identify different grasses. Can you point out if a ryegrass is annual or perennial?....More
Jul 01, 2013

Yes, Another Safety Reminder!

Slow down, turn machinery off before tinkering, handle chemicals carefully. In other words, stay safe....More
Jun 28, 2013

Handing Over The Controls In An Emergency

Farmers/producers are used to weathering challenges. That doesn't mean they have to like them....More
What's Cutting Edges?

Cutting Edges offers Editor Fae Holin's observations on the workings of the forage industry

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