Oct. 30, 2018
Many years ago, during my extension agent days, I got a phone call from a large dairy producer. The conversation went something like this:DP: “Mike, these seed salesmen are beating me up and I don�...


Oct. 30, 2018
We often talk about the magnitude of round bale hay losses without proper storage techniques, but feeding losses can be equal to or greater than storage losses if some precautions aren’t taken.“Th...


Oct. 30, 2018
If you have experienced issues with tall fescue toxicity in the past, there are some things that can be done this fall to help mitigate future problems, according to Chris Penrose, extension educator...


Oct. 29, 2018
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...


Oct. 23, 2018
The Hay & Forage Grower editorial intern will have the opportunity to learn and hone many communication skills as he/she works closely with the editorial staff...


Oct. 23, 2018
Once you talk and listen to Tom Kestell, it won’t be something you’ll soon forget. His years of feeding a herd of dairy cows that now annually averages over 45,000 pounds of milk per cow have arme...


Oct. 23, 2018
Discussions and experiences related to vomitoxin, which is also referred to as DON, in corn silage continues to perplex both livestock producers and researchers. Although there are more potent mycotox...


Oct. 23, 2018
With the onset of colder weather comes the threat of frost and the challenges associated with it. Most notable of these challenges are toxic compounds that certain forage species produce shortly after...


Oct. 23, 2018
In Washington, Idaho, and Utah, demand for Fair quality alfalfa hay for dairy dry cows, beef cow-calf ranchers, and feedlots is outpacing supplies. Why are feeder-hay supplies so tight not only in t...


Oct. 23, 2018
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 a...