The 2011 version of theOhio Forage Performance Trials Reporthas been posted online. Included is information on commercial varieties of alfalfa, red clover, white clover, tall fescue and annual ryegrass in tests planted from 2008 to 2011 across three Ohio sites: South Charleston, Wooster and North Baltimore.
As the year draws to a close, it’s not too early for farm business owners to tackle their 2011 income tax returns. TheRural Tax Education Web siteoffers information about current tax topics, links to government taxation agencies and a variety of other resources.
Unable to attend the 2011 Western Alfalfa & Forage Symposium in Las Vegas last week? No worries.Abstracts for many of the presentationsare already available online. Covered are marketing trends, pest management, genetically engineered alfalfa and more. For synopses of several of those presentations, watch for the January issue ofHay & Forage Grower.
Neil Tietz, senior editor atHay & Forage Grower, was among those interviewed for arecent story on hay pricesin theDaily Hampshire Gazette, Northhampton, MA. The story focused primarily on how local growers and buyers have been affected by a supply shortfall. Tietz offered his perspective on the national supply-and-demand situation.