May 7, 2019
Sometimes new machinery technologies solve one problem but create a new one. That might be the case when it comes to disc mowers, which have largely replaced sickle-bar mowers on most haymaking operat...


May 7, 2019
A combination of meager hay supplies and low wheat markets has set up a situation where grazing or haying winter wheat may have more value than if harvested for grain. In the University of Nebraska-Li...


May 7, 2019
Winter cereal forage has fully transitioned from a niche crop to that of a crop rotation mainstay on many farms. The fast-growing nature of cereals makes them a perfect double-crop fit with several co...


May 7, 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...


May 3, 2019
One month short of its official 145th anniversary, global bioscience company Chr. Hansen is ranked the most sustainable company in the world by Corporate Knights...


April 30, 2019
April 2, 2019 • Hay acres in the U.S. for 2019 are expected to be essentially unchanged from 2018, according to USDA’s Prospective Plantings report released last week. The initial forec...


April 30, 2019
Technology in the livestock industry is catching up to our brethren on the cropping side. We can now point to livestock activity monitors, robotic milkers, GPS livestock tracking systems, and pasture...


April 30, 2019
It’s been taking numerous regions of the U.S. by storm and, in many cases, nothing is being done to stop the invasion. Once an occasional nuisance, poison hemlock has officially become a...


April 29, 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) f...


April 29, 2019
The word ‘rye’ typically stirs up conversations of cover crops and soil health. While equally important topics, rarely do the discussions carry on to questions of silage yield, harvest dates, forage quality...