December 4, 2018

• The 53,032 metric tons of alfalfa hay exported to China during September was the smallest monthly total in nearly three years.

• Corn silage hybrid performance data for 2018 is now available from New York/Vermont.

• Be sure to register for these two great grazing conferences in the Midwest: Grassworks in Wisconsin and Heart of America in Indiana.

• There is some evidence to suggest that a new blue aphid biotype may be present in Southern California alfalfa fields. This past year, insecticide applications were only marginally effective.

• The University of Kentucky provides this Beef Cow Forage Supplement Tool to help producers estimate forage intake and winter supplementation rates.