June 11, 2019
This item has been supplied by a forage marketer and has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hay & Forage Grower.The World Forage Analysis Superbowl is now accepting entries for its 36th annu...


June 10, 2019
This item has been supplied by a forage marketer and has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hay & Forage Grower. Regularly updated satellite imagery is a valuable tool in a farmer’...


June 10, 2019
This item has been supplied by a forage marketer and has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hay & Forage Grower. Northern N.Y. Alfalfa is an excellent source of protein in the d...


June 7, 2019
This item has been supplied by a forage marketer and has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hay & Forage Grower.Bazooka Farmstar, a manufacturer in the manure and ag industry for 44 years, h...


June 4, 2019
Remember dust? That’s the stuff that develops when soils are dry. It has been missing in action this spring across a good chunk of the U.S. Last week, I had the chance to travel across several Mid...


June 4, 2019
Transitioning some of your grazing acres to native, warm-season perennials can pose a utilization challenge. Pat Keyser, director of the Center of Native Grasslands Management at the University of Tennessee, recommends a goal of seeding about 30 percent of pastures into natives for a typical Fescue Belt beef cattle operation. He does not suggest seeding this acreage all at once, but rather to use an incremental approach, seeding only a few acres at a time...


June 4, 2019
Warm-season perennial grasses are the most used forages in the South but require nitrogen fertilization to maintain productivity and nutritive value. For this reason, warm-season forage legumes are be...


June 4, 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...


June 4, 2019
From the late 1990s up until about five or six years ago, I predicted what I thought the alfalfa hay market would do in the West each year or at least at the start of the season. The reality is that with so many factors, both domestic and export, including weather, it has become harder to estimate what prices will do.For example, look at the early alfalfa hay market in Idaho. A few months ago, some people were predicting new crop, first-cutting Supreme alfalfa hay in...


June 4, 2019
The average price paid for both alfalfa and other hay types continued to climb during April, according to USDA’s latest Agricultural Prices report. Premium and Supreme alfalfa hay also moved higher...