Jan. 2, 2019
It’s January. Are you feeding hay or are the cows still out on stockpiled pastures? Perhaps both resources are being utilized.Making hay has become a dirty word in many grazing circles, yet the...


Jan. 2, 2019
Looking back at the alfalfa hay market in the West during 2018, export hay buyers were more aggressive early in the season with strong demand from China being a big reason. With depressed milk prices...


Jan. 2, 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...


Dec. 26, 2018
December 4, 2018 • The 53,032 metric tons of alfalfa hay exported to China during September was the smallest monthly total in nearly three years. • Corn silage hybrid performance data for 20...


Dec. 26, 2018
Like the kid who everyone ridiculed as a child and then transformed into that class’ “Most Likely to Succeed” upon high school graduation, crabgrass has at long last found its rightful place in...


Dec. 26, 2018
“While it is sometimes tempting to look only at quick solutions such as pesticides when confronted with a pest problem, it is well known that a range of agronomic practices have profound and importa...


Dec. 26, 2018
Winter presents a whole new set of challenges to livestock producers. Not only does Mother Nature grace us with snow, for some of us, but also colder temperatures. We’re not the only ones who feel t...


Dec. 26, 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 s...


Dec. 19, 2018
Little progress has been made in load bar technology over the past 20 years… until now...


Dec. 18, 2018
It’s understandable why the U.S. Naval Academy is located near the shores of the Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis, Md. But also near those same shores, on the other side of the bay, is a herd of Angus...