June 17, 2019
This item has been supplied by a forage marketer and has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hay & Forage Grower.The difference between the least profitable and the most profitable cattl...


June 13, 2019
This item has been supplied by a forage marketer and has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hay & Forage Grower. By Jon Pretz, Ph.D., dairy nutritionist, Hubbard Feeds Alfalfa stands...


June 12, 2019
This item has been supplied by a forage marketer and has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hay & Forage Grower.Ash, molds, toxins, yeasts, negative bacteria – the list of anti-nutritional...


June 11, 2019
This spring has not been a kind one to farmers; it’s wet, and the forecast continues to call for more rain. Fields are being left unplanted, and hay is losing nutrition with each passing day.If current weather patterns continue, this sets up a scenario where hay harvest moisture is pushed to the limit or cut hay gets rained on.Do you bale wet hay with the risk of it heating and producing mold, or do you continue to let the nutritional value of the crop drop?For those...


June 11, 2019
With winter resulting in substantial winterkill and a wet spring delaying harvests, a lot of high-quality forage has been turned into, at best, heifer feed. There is justified concern about forage inv...


June 11, 2019
It was nearly 10 years ago when I attended an agronomy field day in Arlington, Wis., and heard John Grabber speak about some initial research he was doing that entailed establishing alfalfa under sila...


June 11, 2019
Below are examples of alfalfa and grass prices being paid FOB barn/stack (except for those noted as delivered, which is indicated by a "d" in the table below) for selected states at the end of the d...


June 11, 2019
This item has been supplied by a forage marketer and has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hay & Forage Grower.The World Forage Analysis Superbowl is now accepting entries for its 36th annu...


June 10, 2019
This item has been supplied by a forage marketer and has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hay & Forage Grower. Regularly updated satellite imagery is a valuable tool in a farmer’...


June 10, 2019
This item has been supplied by a forage marketer and has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hay & Forage Grower. Northern N.Y. Alfalfa is an excellent source of protein in the d...