HAY http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en New U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center Director Selected http://hayandforage.com/hay/new-us-dairy-forage-research-center-director-selected <div class="field-deck"> Mark Boggess offers background in animal science, production </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mark Boggess has been named director of the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/new-us-dairy-forage-research-center-director-selected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/new-us-dairy-forage-research-center-director-selected#comments HAY Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:09:00 +0000 25201 at http://hayandforage.com Washington Hay Group Plans Spring Field Day http://hayandforage.com/hay/washington-hay-group-plans-spring-field-day <div class="field-deck"> Seedbed prep, herbicides and equipment featured </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Northeast Washington Hay Growers Association will hold a May 10 field day.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/washington-hay-group-plans-spring-field-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/washington-hay-group-plans-spring-field-day#comments HAY Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:39:00 +0000 25191 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Hay tools will be discussed at the May 10 Northeast Washington Hay Growers Association field day.</p> Know Your Alfalfa Seeding Rate http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/know-your-alfalfa-seeding-rate <div class="field-deck"> Seed sizes and shapes complicate calculations </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Paying closer attention to alfalfa seeding rates would help many growers boost their bottom line.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/know-your-alfalfa-seeding-rate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/know-your-alfalfa-seeding-rate#comments Alfalfa Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:56:00 +0000 25181 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Calibrating seeders and knowing actual seeding rates can save growers money, says Marvin Hall, Penn State University Extension forage specialist.</p> Damp Soils Slow Indiana Alfalfa Seeding http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/damp-soils-slow-indiana-alfalfa-seeding <div class="field-deck"> Later plantings will require increased management </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wet soils have delayed spring plantings for many Indiana alfalfa growers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/damp-soils-slow-indiana-alfalfa-seeding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/damp-soils-slow-indiana-alfalfa-seeding#comments Alfalfa Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:33:00 +0000 25161 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Wet conditions in Indiana have many alfalfa growers delaying spring seeding, reports Purdue forage specialist Keith Johnson.</p> Will Stem Maggots Push Up Southeastern Hay Prices? http://hayandforage.com/grasses/will-stem-maggots-push-southeastern-hay-prices <div class="field-deck"> Bermudagrass pest control could be passed on to buyers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An Alabama grower may raise his hay prices if bermudagrass stem maggots need to be controlled.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grasses/will-stem-maggots-push-southeastern-hay-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grasses/will-stem-maggots-push-southeastern-hay-prices#comments Grasses Hay Marketing Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:07:00 +0000 25151 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Keeping bermudagrass stem maggots in check could affect buyers of Southeastern hay this year, says Alabama grower Thomas Ridgeway.</p> Photo: Circle R Farms Get Top Dollar For Your Auction Hay http://hayandforage.com/marketing/get-top-dollar-your-auction-hay <div class="field-deck"> Auctioneers offer tips for getting better sale prices </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Extra time spent selecting and loading hay can increase auction profits, auctioneers say. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/get-top-dollar-your-auction-hay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/get-top-dollar-your-auction-hay#comments HAY MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:54:00 +0000 25141 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Following a few simple steps can lead to a better price when you&rsquo;re selling hay at an auction, say auction experts.</p> Photo: Rick Mooney How To Minimize Ash Content Of Forage http://hayandforage.com/hay/how-minimize-ash-content-forage <div class="field-byline"> Dan Undersander, University of Wisconsin Extension forage specialist </div> <div class="field-deck"> Ash takes the place of nutrients </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From harvest to storage and feed-out, here are ways growers can minimize ash in forage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/how-minimize-ash-content-forage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/how-minimize-ash-content-forage#comments HAY Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:21:00 +0000 25021 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Ground-driven wheel rakes can incorporate a good amount of ash into hay.</p> Photo: Neil Tietz Missouri Meeting To Focus On Alfalfa http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/missouri-meeting-focus-alfalfa <div class="field-deck"> Legume’s benefits in cattle nutrition will be discussed </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A University of Missouri Extension program will focus on growing alfalfa to supplement beef and dairy diets. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/missouri-meeting-focus-alfalfa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/missouri-meeting-focus-alfalfa#comments Alfalfa Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:05:00 +0000 25091 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Alfalfa establishment and management tips will be offered at an April 22 University of Missouri field tour and program.</p> Southeast Hay Convention Recap Posted http://hayandforage.com/hay/southeast-hay-convention-recap-posted <div class="field-deck"> Hay production to weed problems and fertilizer are addressed </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Materials from the 2014 Southeast Hay Convention are available online. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/southeast-hay-convention-recap-posted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/southeast-hay-convention-recap-posted#comments HAY Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:47:00 +0000 25081 at http://hayandforage.com <p>How to cut, cure and handle hay to retain its quality was one of the topics presented at the Southeast Hay Convention. Session handouts are available on the University of Georgia Extension forages website.&nbsp;</p> Idaho Hay Group Honors Scott Jackson http://hayandforage.com/hay/idaho-hay-group-honors-scott-jackson <div class="field-deck"> Head of Jackson Trucking Co. receives Don Hale award </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Scott Jackson is the 2014 recipient of the Idaho Hay & Forage Association’s Don Hale Hall of Fame Award.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/idaho-hay-group-honors-scott-jackson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/idaho-hay-group-honors-scott-jackson#comments HAY Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:41:00 +0000 25071 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Winner of the Don Hale Hall of Fame Award, given by the Idaho Hay &amp; Forage Association, is Scott Jackson of Scott Jackson Trucking Co., Jerome, ID.</p> Photo: Scott Jackson Trucking Co.