Hay & Forage Grower http://hayandforage.com/rss.xml en DuPont Pioneer sells alfalfa business http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/dupont-pioneer-sells-alfalfa-business <div class="field-byline"> Source: DuPont Pioneer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">S&W Seed Company to purchase DuPont Pioneer's alfalfa production and research facility assets and more in new agreement.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/dupont-pioneer-sells-alfalfa-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/dupont-pioneer-sells-alfalfa-business#comments Alfalfa Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:45:00 +0000 28861 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Willie Vogt 5 new hay and forage tools http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/5-new-hay-and-forage-tools <div class="field-byline"> Source: Krone North America </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Company rolls out new balers, mowers and a tedder.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/5-new-hay-and-forage-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/5-new-hay-and-forage-tools#comments Harvesting Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:52:00 +0000 28851 at http://hayandforage.com <p>The 2015 hay and forage season will be upon us sooner than many expect and for the new year Krone is bringing out several new products to fill specific needs. In this gallery you&#39;ll find descriptions of the five new products. If you&#39;re looking for new products or need more information about any of the products you find here, just visit <a href="http://www.krone-na.com/" target="_blank">krone-na.com</a>.</p> Updated Alfalfa Pest Compendium Now Available http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/updated-alfalfa-pest-compendium-now-available <div class="field-deck"> Growers can use it to identify pest problems </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The newest edition of the Compendium of Alfalfa Diseases and Pests is now available. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/updated-alfalfa-pest-compendium-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/updated-alfalfa-pest-compendium-now-available#comments Alfalfa Tue, 02 Dec 2014 18:34:00 +0000 28841 at http://hayandforage.com Missouri Hay School Slated For Dec. 9 And 11 http://hayandforage.com/hay/missouri-hay-school-slated-dec-9-and-11 <div class="field-deck"> Event focuses on hay production issues </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Dec. 9 and 11 Missouri hay school will concentrate on the economics of hay production and forage options, among other topics. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/missouri-hay-school-slated-dec-9-and-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/missouri-hay-school-slated-dec-9-and-11#comments HAY Tue, 02 Dec 2014 18:23:00 +0000 28831 at http://hayandforage.com Hay Tonnage Spikes In Southeastern Wyoming http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hay-tonnage-spikes-southeastern-wyoming <div class="field-deck"> Dairy hay goes for $240-250/ton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wyoming hay prices are down from what they were this time last year thanks to a bountiful 2014 harvest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hay-tonnage-spikes-southeastern-wyoming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hay-tonnage-spikes-southeastern-wyoming#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 02 Dec 2014 18:00:00 +0000 28821 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Dave Hinman, Wheatland, WY, took first place in the commercial hay category of the 2014 World Forage Analysis Superbowl, held at World Dairy Expo, for the second year in a row. He&rsquo;s a frequent superbowl finalist and credits the contest with helping him market his hay.</p> Kentucky Horse-Hay Market Heats Up http://hayandforage.com/marketing/kentucky-horse-hay-market-heats <div class="field-deck"> Premium alfalfa sells for $5-6/small square bale </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kentucky horse-hay prices have held steady despite higher supplies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/kentucky-horse-hay-market-heats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/kentucky-horse-hay-market-heats#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 02 Dec 2014 17:42:00 +0000 28811 at http://hayandforage.com U.S. Hay Prices Decline Again In November http://hayandforage.com/marketing/us-hay-prices-decline-again-november <div class="field-deck"> Alfalfa prices drop an average of $10/ton across country </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. hay prices fell for the sixth month in a row in November. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/us-hay-prices-decline-again-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/us-hay-prices-decline-again-november#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 02 Dec 2014 17:37:00 +0000 28801 at http://hayandforage.com Diesel Fuel Prices Could Stabilize http://hayandforage.com/marketing/diesel-fuel-prices-could-stabilize <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Holmquist </div> <div class="field-deck"> Expect $2.90-$3/gallon for on-farm diesel fuel into growing season </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hay growers could save up to $3/acre during the upcoming growing season as a result of lower diesel fuel prices. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/diesel-fuel-prices-could-stabilize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/diesel-fuel-prices-could-stabilize#comments MARKETING Tue, 02 Dec 2014 17:11:00 +0000 28791 at http://hayandforage.com Tillering BMR Corn Can Substitute For Silage http://hayandforage.com/corn/tillering-bmr-corn-can-substitute-silage <div class="field-deck"> MasterGraze fills late-summer void </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Silage made from a tillering brown midrib forage corn can replace conventional corn silage in dairy rations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/corn/tillering-bmr-corn-can-substitute-silage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/corn/tillering-bmr-corn-can-substitute-silage#comments Corn Mon, 01 Dec 2014 13:19:00 +0000 28781 at http://hayandforage.com <p> <style type="text/css"> <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"MS 明朝"; 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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">Tillering corn produced high yields of quality forage for dairyman Eli Weaver, Jr., left, shown examining a pure stand of the crop with King&rsquo;s Agriseeds&rsquo; Dave Wilson.</p> 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 6 Haying And Handling Machines To Check Out http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/6-haying-and-handling-machines-check-out <div class="node-body gallery-body">Vermeer, Frontier Equipment, Worksaver and Kubota have new haying equipment available.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/6-haying-and-handling-machines-check-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/6-haying-and-handling-machines-check-out#comments Harvesting Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:28:00 +0000 28771 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Vermeer Corporation has begun conducting tests on its continuous round baler prototype, and a commercial model won&rsquo;t be available for two or more years, officials estimate.</p> 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