HAY http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Hay Contest Entries Sought In Georgia http://hayandforage.com/hay/hay-contest-entries-sought-georgia <div class="field-deck"> Free use of round baler is top prize </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Georgia Farm Bureau is accepting entries for its 2014 Quality Hay Contest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/hay-contest-entries-sought-georgia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/hay-contest-entries-sought-georgia#comments HAY Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:47:00 +0000 27871 at http://hayandforage.com <p>The use of a Vermeer 504N round baler for one year will be the grand prize of the Georgia Farm Bureau&rsquo;s 2014 Quality Hay Contest. Deadline to enter is Oct. 31.</p> South Dakota Residue Hay Available http://hayandforage.com/hay/south-dakota-residue-hay-available <div class="field-deck"> Ranchers in disaster areas can apply by Oct. 9 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ranchers in disaster-declared counties of South Dakota are eligible to apply for Conservation Reserve Program bales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/south-dakota-residue-hay-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/south-dakota-residue-hay-available#comments HAY Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:19:00 +0000 27861 at http://hayandforage.com National Hay Association Elects New Leaders http://hayandforage.com/hay/national-hay-association-elects-new-leaders <div class="field-deck"> Dave Fink takes over as president </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The National Hay Association's new president is Dave Fink of Germansville, PA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/national-hay-association-elects-new-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/national-hay-association-elects-new-leaders#comments HAY Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:27:00 +0000 27841 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Dave Fink is a commercial hay grower with a compressed hay business.</p> Photo: Fae Holin New Forage Test Pinpoints Fiber Digestibility http://hayandforage.com/hay/new-forage-test-pinpoints-fiber-digestibility <div class="field-deck"> It delivers more accurate readings </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new forage test that measures how much forage a cow can digest will help producers and nutritionists maximize dry matter intake and milk production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/new-forage-test-pinpoints-fiber-digestibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/new-forage-test-pinpoints-fiber-digestibility#comments HAY Dairy-Forage Nutrition Mon, 29 Sep 2014 02:53:00 +0000 27821 at http://hayandforage.com Preservative Cuts Losses In Big Square Bales http://hayandforage.com/hay/preservative-cuts-losses-big-square-bales <div class="field-deck"> Propionic acid is less effective in round bales, study shows </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Applying propionic acid to not-dry-enough hay when making big square bales can save valuable nutrients.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/preservative-cuts-losses-big-square-bales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/preservative-cuts-losses-big-square-bales#comments HAY Sun, 28 Sep 2014 19:55:00 +0000 27771 at http://hayandforage.com 4 Ag Stories You Might Have Missed http://hayandforage.com/hay/4-ag-stories-you-might-have-missed <div class="field-deck"> Pasture walks, pricing silage corn, farm safety and cattle digesting wrap are the subjects covered in these stories </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here's a weekly roundup of ag stories on pricing silage corn, twine as a potential risk to cattle, ag safety and pasture walks.</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/4-ag-stories-you-might-have-missed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/4-ag-stories-you-might-have-missed#comments HAY Fri, 26 Sep 2014 21:43:00 +0000 27781 at http://hayandforage.com Forage Series Focuses On Management Basics http://hayandforage.com/hay/forage-series-focuses-management-basics <div class="field-deck"> Texas A&M Extension hosts four sessions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Weed control and harvest management are two of several topics to be covered at the Upper Gulf Coast Forage Management Series that starts Sept. 23.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/forage-series-focuses-management-basics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/forage-series-focuses-management-basics#comments HAY Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:05:00 +0000 27751 at http://hayandforage.com Sept. 26 Field Day Looks At Cover Crops http://hayandforage.com/hay/sept-26-field-day-looks-cover-crops <div class="field-deck"> K-State forage event includes demonstrations </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Crop production, cover crops and soil health, as well as cattle grazing preferences, will be discussed at the K-State field day, Sept. 26.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/sept-26-field-day-looks-cover-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/sept-26-field-day-looks-cover-crops#comments HAY Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:58:00 +0000 27741 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Cattle grazing preferences will be one of the topics explored at the Kansas State Research and Extension field day on Sept. 26.</p> Alleged Arson Fires Target Oklahoma Hay Bales http://hayandforage.com/hay/alleged-arson-fires-target-oklahoma-hay-bales <div class="field-deck"> Six ranches have been hit </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hay growers in Oklahoma are wary after suffering hay-fire losses due, they allege, to a serial arsonist. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/alleged-arson-fires-target-oklahoma-hay-bales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/alleged-arson-fires-target-oklahoma-hay-bales#comments HAY Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:46:00 +0000 27731 at http://hayandforage.com Upper Midwestern Hay Is Low In Forage Digestibility http://hayandforage.com/hay/upper-midwestern-hay-low-forage-digestibility <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Holmquist, Editor, eHay Weekly </div> <div class="field-deck"> Low-quality hay is plentiful, but prices are down </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Midwestern producers should check their hay crops' fiber digestibility this year as labs report below-normal levels. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/upper-midwestern-hay-low-forage-digestibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/upper-midwestern-hay-low-forage-digestibility#comments HAY Dairy-Forage Nutrition Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:39:00 +0000 27721 at http://hayandforage.com