China is exerting a major influence on many of the world’s commodity markets and the hay market is no exception. The country plans to double its milk production in the next five years, a move that will require it to import quality hay, says Veteran hay market analyst Seth Hoyt, author of The Hoyt Report....More
At least 150 entries from around the region and even other states competed in the Southeastern Hay Contest during the Sunbelt Agricultural Expo in Moultrie, GA, in mid-October. University of Georgia Extension forage specialist Dennis Hancock offers highlights from the contest.
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by Fae Holin, Editor, Hay & Forage Grower
Drought has led to the risk of increased levels of aflatoxin in corn-based feeds. University of Illinois emeritus dairy nutritionist Mike Hutjens explains what growers and livestock producers can do to minimize the problem after speaking at the Sept. 25 Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin Feed & Nutrition Conference in Stevens Point, Wi....More
University of Wisconsin Extension forage specialist Dan Undersander tells of problems with variegated cutworms and armyworms found in Wisconsin alfalfa and other legumes this spring and early summer. He tells what to watch for and what control options are available....More