Hay & Forage Grower http://hayandforage.com/rss.xml en Test Forages Repeatedly For Accurate Results http://hayandforage.com/hay/test-forages-repeatedly-accurate-results <div class="field-deck"> Minimize analysis variation for best results </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Minimizing the amount of variation in forage analysis will increase the test's value and a producer's ability to adequately balance rations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/test-forages-repeatedly-accurate-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/test-forages-repeatedly-accurate-results#comments HAY Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:03:00 +0000 28751 at http://hayandforage.com Temple Grandin To Headline January Forage & Grassland Meeting http://hayandforage.com/grazing/temple-grandin-headline-january-forage-grassland-meeting <div class="field-deck"> Annual event is set for Jan. 11-14 in St. Louis, MO </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cattle expert Temple Grandin will be the keynote speaker at the Jan. 11-14 American Forage & Grassland Council annual conference.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/temple-grandin-headline-january-forage-grassland-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/temple-grandin-headline-january-forage-grassland-meeting#comments GRAZING Grazing Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:34:00 +0000 28731 at http://hayandforage.com <p>University of Kentucky students took first place with stiff competition from University of Tennessee and Penn State University students during last January&rsquo;s National Forage Bowl contest. The contest is one of several highlights of the American Forage &amp; Grassland annual meeting.</p> Michigan Hay Sellers List Gives Quick Access To Supplies http://hayandforage.com/marketing/michigan-hay-sellers-list-gives-quick-access-supplies <div class="field-deck"> Search function lets buyers pinpoint available bales </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With high-quality alfalfa in short supply this year, it's good to know about the Michigan Hay Sellers List. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/michigan-hay-sellers-list-gives-quick-access-supplies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/michigan-hay-sellers-list-gives-quick-access-supplies#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:30:00 +0000 28721 at http://hayandforage.com Midwestern Survey Helps Specify Building Rental Rates http://hayandforage.com/hay/midwestern-survey-helps-specify-building-rental-rates <div class="field-deck"> Suggested costs to rent hay storage are included </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new North Central Cooperative Extension survey can help Midwestern farmers figure out building rental rates. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/midwestern-survey-helps-specify-building-rental-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/midwestern-survey-helps-specify-building-rental-rates#comments HAY Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:13:00 +0000 28711 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Midwestern growers looking for hay storage this year may find this Extension farm building rental rate guide handy.</p> Alabama Grower Reports Steady Bermuda Hay Prices http://hayandforage.com/marketing/alabama-grower-reports-steady-bermuda-hay-prices <div class="field-deck"> But they could rise as stocks go down </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bermudagrass hay prices could increase with demand as Alabama temperatures drop. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/alabama-grower-reports-steady-bermuda-hay-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/alabama-grower-reports-steady-bermuda-hay-prices#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:03:00 +0000 28701 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Alabama grower Thomas Ridgeway markets small squares of bermudagrass hay to the local horse market and large round bales of cool-season grass hay to beef producers.</p> Photo: Circle R Farms Alfalfa Prices Sluggish In Western Montana http://hayandforage.com/marketing/alfalfa-prices-sluggish-western-montana <div class="field-deck"> Dairy hay is $200/ton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hay prices have stalled in western Montana as the demand has slowed. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/alfalfa-prices-sluggish-western-montana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/alfalfa-prices-sluggish-western-montana#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:39:00 +0000 28691 at http://hayandforage.com Oregon Alfalfa Growers Sue To End County GMO Ban http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/oregon-alfalfa-growers-sue-end-county-gmo-ban <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Holmquist </div> <div class="field-deck"> They allege the loss of $4 million if forced to plow up Roundup Ready alfalfa </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Two Jackson County, OR, alfalfa operations are challenging a new ordinance that prohibits the use of genetically modified crops in that county.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/oregon-alfalfa-growers-sue-end-county-gmo-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/oregon-alfalfa-growers-sue-end-county-gmo-ban#comments Alfalfa Roundup Ready Alfalfa Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:23:00 +0000 28761 at http://hayandforage.com Flexibility Fuels Roundup Ready Alfalfa Gains http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/flexibility-fuels-roundup-ready-alfalfa-gains <div class="field-deck"> Genetically engineered varieties capture one-third of U.S. seedings </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many growers plant Roundup Ready alfalfa because of its weed-control flexibility. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/flexibility-fuels-roundup-ready-alfalfa-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/flexibility-fuels-roundup-ready-alfalfa-gains#comments Alfalfa Roundup Ready Alfalfa Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:44:00 +0000 28681 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Neil Tietz Roundup Ready Alfalfa Foe Still Active http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/roundup-ready-alfalfa-foe-still-active <div class="field-deck"> Movement against GMOs is at local levels, group says </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Center for Food Safety is still battling the use of Roundup Ready alfalfa. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/roundup-ready-alfalfa-foe-still-active" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/roundup-ready-alfalfa-foe-still-active#comments Alfalfa Roundup Ready Alfalfa Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:39:00 +0000 28741 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Two Oregon counties have banned the use of genetically modified crops within their borders, setting what George Kimbrell, senior attorney for the Center for Food Safety, believes will be a trend toward more local involvement. In the latest news, Roundup Ready alfalfa growers are fighting back. See &quot;<a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/oregon-alfalfa-growers-sue-end-county-gmo-ban" target="_blank">Oregon Alfalfa Growers Sue To End County GMO Ban</a>.&quot;</p> 5 Stories You Might Have Missed http://hayandforage.com/hay/5-stories-you-might-have-missed <div class="field-deck"> NAFA alfalfa guide, wheat grazing and farm data among issues covered </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This roundup of stories ranges from wheat grazing to alfalfa varieties to distillers grains. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/5-stories-you-might-have-missed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/5-stories-you-might-have-missed#comments HAY Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:56:00 +0000 28661 at http://hayandforage.com Prime Weather, Management Yield Champion Corn Silage http://hayandforage.com/marketing/prime-weather-management-yield-champion-corn-silage <div class="field-deck"> Michigan dairy family wins forage superbowl </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Johnson Farms LLC had nearly ideal weather in 2013 to grow its World Forage Analysis Superbowl champion corn silage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/prime-weather-management-yield-champion-corn-silage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/prime-weather-management-yield-champion-corn-silage#comments MARKETING Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:03:00 +0000 28541 at http://hayandforage.com <p> <style type="text/css"> <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"MS 明朝"; mso-font-charset:78; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1791491579 18 0 131231 0;} @font-face {font-family:"Cambria Math"; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1107305727 0 0 415 0;} @font-face {font-family:Cambria; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1073743103 0 0 415 0;} @font-face {font-family:MyriadPro-Bold; panose-1:0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0; mso-font-alt:"Myriad Pro"; mso-font-charset:77; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-format:other; mso-font-pitch:auto; mso-font-signature:3 0 0 0 1 0;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-unhide:no; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"MS 明朝"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} p.02CAPTION, li.02CAPTION, div.02CAPTION {mso-style-name:"02 CAPTION"; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-unhide:no; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; line-height:10.0pt; mso-pagination:none; mso-hyphenate:none; mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none; font-size:9.0pt; font-family:MyriadPro-Bold; mso-fareast-font-family:"MS 明朝"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-bidi-font-family:MyriadPro-Bold; color:black; font-weight:bold;} .MsoChpDefault {mso-style-type:export-only; mso-default-props:yes; font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"MS 明朝"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} @page WordSection1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in; mso-header-margin:.5in; mso-footer-margin:.5in; mso-paper-source:0;} div.WordSection1 {page:WordSection1;} --> </style> </p> <p class="02CAPTION">A corn silage-rich ration supports high milk production for superbowl winners (l to r) Lance, Dave, Ed and Dennis Johnson.</p> Photos: Jeriann Truitt The Proverbial Needle In A Haystack http://hayandforage.com/blog/proverbial-needle-haystack <div class="node-body blog-body">The saying "finding a needle in a haystack" took on new meaning during my farm visit to Utah this year.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/cutting-edges-0">Cutting Edges</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/blog/proverbial-needle-haystack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/blog/proverbial-needle-haystack#comments HAY Cutting Edges Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:19:00 +0000 28671 at http://hayandforage.com <p>It was a beautiful day for a stroll, but not to search for a reporter&#39;s missing keys. Good sports, including Staheli West president, Dave Staheli, dark gray t-shirt, &nbsp;and Howard Bracken, second from right, looked in vain.</p> Treated Residue Beats Corn Silage In Beef Rations http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/treated-residue-beats-corn-silage-beef-rations <div class="field-deck"> Second Crop treatment saves money, maintains weight gains </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Second Crop, a slaked lime process, can be used to treat crop residues that can replace corn silage in beef cattle rations, says a Dalhart, TX, feedlot owner.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/treated-residue-beats-corn-silage-beef-rations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/treated-residue-beats-corn-silage-beef-rations#comments Other Silage Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:45:00 +0000 28521 at http://hayandforage.com <p> <style type="text/css"> <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"MS 明朝"; mso-font-charset:78; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1791491579 18 0 131231 0;} @font-face {font-family:"Cambria Math"; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1107305727 0 0 415 0;} @font-face {font-family:Cambria; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1073743103 0 0 415 0;} @font-face {font-family:MyriadPro-Bold; panose-1:0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0; mso-font-alt:"Myriad Pro"; mso-font-charset:77; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-format:other; mso-font-pitch:auto; mso-font-signature:3 0 0 0 1 0;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-unhide:no; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"MS 明朝"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} p.02CAPTION, li.02CAPTION, div.02CAPTION {mso-style-name:"02 CAPTION"; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-unhide:no; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; line-height:10.0pt; mso-pagination:none; mso-hyphenate:none; mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none; font-size:9.0pt; font-family:MyriadPro-Bold; mso-fareast-font-family:"MS 明朝"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-bidi-font-family:MyriadPro-Bold; color:black; font-weight:bold;} .MsoChpDefault {mso-style-type:export-only; mso-default-props:yes; font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"MS 明朝"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} @page WordSection1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in; mso-header-margin:.5in; mso-footer-margin:.5in; mso-paper-source:0;} div.WordSection1 {page:WordSection1;} --> </style> </p> <p class="02CAPTION">Residue bales are ground, and a Second Crop mobile unit sprays the material with lime slurry as it moves up the conveyor belt. The residue is then packed in piles or bunkers and covered.</p> Manitoba Government Helps Producers Hit By High Feed Costs http://hayandforage.com/livestock/manitoba-government-helps-producers-hit-high-feed-costs <div class="field-deck"> They can apply for funds online </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some Manitoba, Canada, livestock producers will receive forage shortfall assistance from the government’s AgriRecovery Initiative.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/livestock/manitoba-government-helps-producers-hit-high-feed-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/livestock/manitoba-government-helps-producers-hit-high-feed-costs#comments LIVESTOCK Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:39:00 +0000 28641 at http://hayandforage.com NDSU Hosts December Irrigation Workshops http://hayandforage.com/hay/ndsu-hosts-december-irrigation-workshops <div class="field-deck"> Economics and management will be examined </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Two North Dakota State University irrigation workshops will explore the economics of irrigation and its impacts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/ndsu-hosts-december-irrigation-workshops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/ndsu-hosts-december-irrigation-workshops#comments HAY Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:35:00 +0000 28631 at http://hayandforage.com Dairy-Quality Hay Prices Steady To Lower In Pennsylvania http://hayandforage.com/marketing/dairy-quality-hay-prices-steady-lower-pennsylvania <div class="field-deck"> Rainy year takes a bite out of quality </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Less dairy-quality hay than normal was made in Pennsylvania this year, but prices haven't gone up as a result. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/dairy-quality-hay-prices-steady-lower-pennsylvania" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/dairy-quality-hay-prices-steady-lower-pennsylvania#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:26:00 +0000 28621 at http://hayandforage.com Oklahoma Dairy-Hay Market May Heat Up As Cold Sets In http://hayandforage.com/marketing/oklahoma-dairy-hay-market-may-heat-cold-sets <div class="field-deck"> Current prices average $200-220/ton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dairy-quality hay prices in Oklahoma are about $200-220/ton, but could rise as winter approaches. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/oklahoma-dairy-hay-market-may-heat-cold-sets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/oklahoma-dairy-hay-market-may-heat-cold-sets#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:08:00 +0000 28611 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Prices of dairy-quality hay may increase with the onset of cold winter weather, says Jack Carson, USDA market reporter.</p> Water Is A Focus Of Dec. 10-12 California Alfalfa Symposium http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/water-focus-dec-10-12-california-alfalfa-symposium <div class="field-deck"> Event also addresses economic trends, genetic innovations and pest management </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A workshop on subsurface drip irrigation will be one of many educational offerings at the 2014 California Alfalfa, Forage & Grains Symposium.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/water-focus-dec-10-12-california-alfalfa-symposium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/water-focus-dec-10-12-california-alfalfa-symposium#comments Alfalfa Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:39:00 +0000 28601 at http://hayandforage.com Eight New Alfalfas Are Approved By Variety Board http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/eight-new-alfalfas-are-approved-variety-board <div class="field-deck"> NAFA annual guide is now available </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Five of the eight new alfalfas approved by the National Alfalfa & Miscellaneous Legumes Variety Review Board are Roundup Ready varieties; three are conventional alfalfas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/eight-new-alfalfas-are-approved-variety-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/eight-new-alfalfas-are-approved-variety-board#comments Alfalfa Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:01:00 +0000 28591 at http://hayandforage.com Alfalfa Seed Supply Adequate For 2015 http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/alfalfa-seed-supply-adequate-2015 <div class="field-deck"> Moderately higher prices should be anticipated </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Adequate supplies of proprietary alfalfa seed should be available for 2015, but prices will be slightly higher. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/alfalfa-seed-supply-adequate-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/alfalfa-seed-supply-adequate-2015#comments Alfalfa Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:34:00 +0000 28581 at http://hayandforage.com Video Series Explores Mob Grazing http://hayandforage.com/hay-and-forage-grower/2014-11-18 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Eight Upper-Midwestern mob graziers tell how they use mob grazing and what they&#39;ve learned from it in this video series from Anders Gurda, a Wisconsin researcher. <em>Hay &amp; Forage Grower, as well as</em>&nbsp;<a href="http://fyi.uwex.edu/forage/" target="_blank">University of Wisconsin Extension</a>, the <a href="http://http://www.cias.wisc.edu/" target="_blank">Center for Integrated Systems</a>, <a href="http://cerestrust.org/" target="_blank">Ceres Trust</a> and <a href="http://www.sare.org/" target="_blank">Sustainable Agriculture Research &amp; Education</a>, provided support for the videos.</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 05:00:00 +0000 28651 at http://hayandforage.com Hay Prices Hold At Healthy Levels http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hay-prices-hold-healthy-levels <div class="field-deck"> Prices are mostly steady as winter feeding approaches </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Prices for high-quality alfalfa are at or above year-ago levels in many states, and are holding mostly steady as the winter feeding season approaches.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hay-prices-hold-healthy-levels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hay-prices-hold-healthy-levels#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:57:00 +0000 28531 at http://hayandforage.com In Their Own Words: Mob Grazing Implementation Tips http://hayandforage.com/grazing/their-own-words-mob-grazing-implementation-tips <div class="node-body video-body">This last video of a four-part series gives Upper Midwestern graziers' suggestions on how others can implement mob grazing into their operations.</div> <div class="field-byline"> Anders Gurda </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/their-own-words-mob-grazing-implementation-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/their-own-words-mob-grazing-implementation-tips#comments GRAZING Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:05:00 +0000 28571 at http://hayandforage.com In Their Own Words: Disadvantages Of Mob Grazing http://hayandforage.com/grazing/their-own-words-disadvantages-mob-grazing <div class="node-body video-body">This is the third of a four-part video series in which Upper Midwestern graziers tell of the disadvantages of mob grazing.</div> <div class="field-byline"> Anders Gurda </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/their-own-words-disadvantages-mob-grazing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/their-own-words-disadvantages-mob-grazing#comments GRAZING Sat, 15 Nov 2014 03:52:00 +0000 28561 at http://hayandforage.com In Their Own Words: Mob Grazing's Benefits http://hayandforage.com/grazing/their-own-words-mob-grazings-benefits <div class="node-body video-body">Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa graziers tell of the benefits they've found after incorporating mob grazing into their operators.</div> <div class="field-byline"> Anders Gurda </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/their-own-words-mob-grazings-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/their-own-words-mob-grazings-benefits#comments GRAZING Sat, 15 Nov 2014 01:05:00 +0000 28551 at http://hayandforage.com Mob Graziers Tell Their Story Via Video http://hayandforage.com/grazing/mob-graziers-tell-their-story-video <div class="field-deck"> New series gives pluses, minuses of the practice </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A young researcher’s three-day journey to gather “nuts-and-bolts” information from Upper-Midwestern mob graziers has led to a series of short videos.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/mob-graziers-tell-their-story-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/mob-graziers-tell-their-story-video#comments GRAZING Grazing Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:18:00 +0000 28501 at http://hayandforage.com Photos: Anders Gurda In Their Own Words: Graziers Define Mob Grazing http://hayandforage.com/grazing/their-own-words-graziers-define-mob-grazing <div class="node-body video-body">Upper Midwestern graziers explain what mob grazing is in this first of a four-video series, documented by Anders Gurda, Madison, WI, for Hay & Forage Grower.</div> <div class="field-byline"> Anders Gurda </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/their-own-words-graziers-define-mob-grazing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/their-own-words-graziers-define-mob-grazing#comments GRAZING Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:01:00 +0000 28491 at http://hayandforage.com 3 Ag Stories You Might Have Missed http://hayandforage.com/hay/3-ag-stories-you-might-have-missed <div class="field-deck"> Cornstalk grazing, groundwater management and biofuel regulations are covered </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These stories delve into the pluses of cornstalk grazing and groundwater management as well as the latest on renewable fuels.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/3-ag-stories-you-might-have-missed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/3-ag-stories-you-might-have-missed#comments HAY Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:51:00 +0000 28481 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Nick Paulson Transgenic Reduced-Lignin Alfalfa Gains Deregulation http://hayandforage.com/hay/transgenic-reduced-lignin-alfalfa-gains-deregulation <div class="field-deck"> FGI brand moves closer toward commercial sale </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A genetically modified low- or reduced-lignin alfalfa has been given USDA's go-ahead toward commercial sale.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/transgenic-reduced-lignin-alfalfa-gains-deregulation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/transgenic-reduced-lignin-alfalfa-gains-deregulation#comments HAY Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:05:00 +0000 28471 at http://hayandforage.com <p>The use of lower lignin alfalfas could allow growers to reduce the number of harvests per year, say seed company breeders, saving costs and increasing crop quality.</p> Mid-America Alfalfa Expo Moves To Dec. 2-3 http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/mid-america-alfalfa-expo-moves-dec-2-3 <div class="field-deck"> This year it will be held in Norfolk, NE </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Mid-America Alfalfa Expo & Conference will be held Dec. 2-3 at the Divots Conference Center in Norfolk, NE. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/mid-america-alfalfa-expo-moves-dec-2-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/mid-america-alfalfa-expo-moves-dec-2-3#comments Alfalfa Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:32:00 +0000 28461 at http://hayandforage.com