Jan. 15, 2019
Forty-two miles east of Rapid City, in Pennington County South Dakota, the Lytle family is making their mark on the hay industry...


Jan. 15, 2019
Let’s be honest: Some grazing practices are better than others when it comes to impacting the bottom line. However, there isn’t always universal agreement as to which practices should hold the top...


Jan. 15, 2019
Photo: University of MinnesotaHaymakers now have several options to bind round bales. The binding option chosen impacts the time it takes to bale a hayfield and the preservation of forage quality if t...


Jan. 15, 2019
“Don’t judge a book by its cover” is a phrase that is well known by all and can easily be applied to pastures. While some pastures may look harmless at a glance, potential toxins could be residi...


Jan. 15, 2019
During the government shutdown, there will be no reports issued from not only USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), but also other reports that impact the U.S. agricultural industr...


Jan. 15, 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 t...


Jan. 14, 2019
Forage that was once judged by appearance and smell can now be quantified by numbers...


Jan. 14, 2019
In February, Ranch Management Consultants (RMC) will host a Ranching for Profit (RFP) School in Burlington, Vt...


Jan. 14, 2019
California’s Central Valley is a massive expanse of agricultural production. The sheer size of the valley is only matched by the variety of commodities produced...


Jan. 10, 2019
Fairbanks Scales, Inc., the oldest scale company in the U.S. and the world’s leader in weighing equipment, announces they will be showcasing a wealth of state-of-the-art industrial scales at the Southern Farm Show...