HAY http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en 3 Stories From Last Week Well Worth The Read http://hayandforage.com/hay/3-stories-last-week-well-worth-read <div class="field-deck"> These stories explore alfalfa stand stresses, the need for horse-hay drives and ways to control weeds in pastures. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These stories explore alfalfa stand stresses, the need for horse-hay drives and ways to control weeds in pastures.</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-stories-last-week-well-worth-read" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/3-stories-last-week-well-worth-read#comments HAY Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:05:00 +0000 28251 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Areas of the Upper Midwest were hit hard by winterkill in 2013. Aggressive cuttings late in the season may have added stress to the alfalfa and grass stands, forage experts say.</p> Indiana Forage Field Day Set For Oct. 30 http://hayandforage.com/hay/indiana-forage-field-day-set-oct-30 <div class="field-deck"> Biofuel resources will be discussed </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Indiana Forage Field Day has been set for Oct. 30 in Trafalgar.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/indiana-forage-field-day-set-oct-30" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/indiana-forage-field-day-set-oct-30#comments HAY Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:26:00 +0000 28241 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Keith Johnson, Purdue University Extension forage specialist, will be on hand at the Forage Field Day to be held In Trafalgar, IN.</p> Intensive Alfalfa Training Seminar To Be Held Nov. 18-20 http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/intensive-alfalfa-training-seminar-be-held-nov-18-20 <div class="field-deck"> Forage experts set Minnesota as meeting site </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Alfalfa Intensive Training Seminar will be held Nov. 18-20 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel & Suites, Bloomington, MN.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/intensive-alfalfa-training-seminar-be-held-nov-18-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/intensive-alfalfa-training-seminar-be-held-nov-18-20#comments Alfalfa Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:22:00 +0000 28231 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Dan Undersander, University of Wisconsin Extension agronomist, will be one of five speakers at the Alfalfa Intensive Training Seminar, to be held Nov. 18-20.</p> Figuring Out Winter Hay Needs http://hayandforage.com/hay/figuring-out-winter-hay-needs <div class="field-deck"> Accurate estimates are important as cold weather nears </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Livestock producers should assess their hay supplies before winter. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/figuring-out-winter-hay-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/figuring-out-winter-hay-needs#comments HAY Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:14:00 +0000 28221 at http://hayandforage.com El Niño May Still Transpire, Weather Expert Says http://hayandforage.com/hay/el-ni-o-may-still-transpire-weather-expert-says <div class="field-deck"> That would bring normal to warmer temperatures </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The El Niño predicted earlier this year may yet materialize, which could lower demand and hay prices. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/el-ni-o-may-still-transpire-weather-expert-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/el-ni-o-may-still-transpire-weather-expert-says#comments HAY Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:54:00 +0000 28191 at http://hayandforage.com <p>If an El Ni&ntilde;o materializes, California may see rain in its forecast. This photo was taken early in 2014 as many California producers were gearing up for their third-consecutive year of drought.</p> Photo: Fae Holin Missouri Women’s Hay-Production Event Is Nov. 7-8 http://hayandforage.com/hay/missouri-women-s-hay-production-event-nov-7-8 <div class="field-deck"> Conference Offers Tips On Improving Forage Production </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Increasing hay production and reducing crop disease will be the focus of the Pearls of Production: Women in Agriculture conference.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/missouri-women-s-hay-production-event-nov-7-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/missouri-women-s-hay-production-event-nov-7-8#comments HAY Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:07:00 +0000 28181 at http://hayandforage.com U.S. Alfalfa Production On Schedule For Record Year http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/us-alfalfa-production-schedule-record-year <div class="field-deck"> A 12% increase over last year’s yield is forecast </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alfalfa production could reach record levels this year, according to USDA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/us-alfalfa-production-schedule-record-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/us-alfalfa-production-schedule-record-year#comments Alfalfa Hay Marketing Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:03:00 +0000 28171 at http://hayandforage.com Southeast Hay Contest Sees Quality, Entries Rise http://hayandforage.com/hay/southeast-hay-contest-sees-quality-entries-rise <div class="field-deck"> Georgia growers take four first-place honors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Joe Armstrong won the Southeast Hay Contest for the second year in a row from a record number of entries. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/southeast-hay-contest-sees-quality-entries-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/southeast-hay-contest-sees-quality-entries-rise#comments HAY Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:05:00 +0000 28141 at http://hayandforage.com Crop Insurance Program Needs Tweaking, Forage Producers Say http://hayandforage.com/hay/crop-insurance-program-needs-tweaking-forage-producers-say <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Holmquist, Editor, eHay Weekly </div> <div class="field-deck"> More coverage is needed for yield, forage-quality losses </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many forage producers believe that the federal crop insurance program needs adjustment and more coverage for forage crops. But some do not.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/crop-insurance-program-needs-tweaking-forage-producers-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/crop-insurance-program-needs-tweaking-forage-producers-say#comments HAY Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:25:00 +0000 28131 at http://hayandforage.com <p>USDA listening sessions on its federal crop insurance program were held during harvest season,&nbsp;so attendance was limited at many locations, says Beth Nelson, president of the National Alfalfa &amp; Forage Alliance (NAFA). At the Kansas session, about 80 people attended compared to 15-20 in Kentucky.</p> Photo: Kansas Forage and Grassland Council Here's The Upshot On The Southeast Hay Contest 2014 http://hayandforage.com/hay/heres-upshot-southeast-hay-contest-2014 <div class="node-body video-body">Dennis Hancock reports on the success of the Southeast Hay Contest at mid-October's Sunbelt Ag Expo.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/heres-upshot-southeast-hay-contest-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/heres-upshot-southeast-hay-contest-2014#comments HAY Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:54:00 +0000 28121 at http://hayandforage.com