Jan. 29, 2019
January 1, 2019 • A North Dakota State University specialist says that wheat straw can be an effective roughage this winter to supplement cows on high-quality hay diets. • This year’s Appa...


Jan. 29, 2019
Generally speaking, trends in the forage industry develop at a sluggish pace. There are probably good reasons for this lack of alacrity. It takes time for technologies to develop and even more time fo...


Jan. 29, 2019
Foliar feeding nutrients to forage crops for improving yield and quality is a practice that is gaining in acceptance, especially among organic dairy producers. However, very little has been done to qu...


Jan. 29, 2019
Although typing the phrase “goating off alfalfa” may induce your spell checker to rumble and begin smoking, the practice is an effective winter strategy. It helps reduce weed pressure, control alf...


Jan. 29, 2019
Weather reports on Sunday night were calling for wind chills to be between 30 to 60 degrees below zero on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week in the Central and Upper Midwest. Dairy and livestock produ...


Jan. 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) for selected states at the end...


Jan. 28, 2019
Noble Research Institute’s governing body announced today the selection of Steven Rhines as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer...


Jan. 23, 2019
Krone, a leading global manufacturer of hay and forage equipment, announces that Dietz Lankhorst has been named President and CEO of Krone North America, headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee...


Jan. 22, 2019
“We knew we were in trouble. There was nothing to feed the cows.”That was how cattleman Buron Lanier, Burgaw, N.C., described his feelings after the floodwaters of Hurricane Florence, which were 5...


Jan. 22, 2019
Orchardgrass is one of those forage species that is adapted to a wide range of growing regions in the U.S. In the West, it’s grown as a monoculture and sold through the domestic retail and expo...