Sept. 27, 2022
As we learned too often during the pandemic, artificial life support is sometimes needed to see people through a tough time and get them to better times...


Sept. 20, 2022
Fall is always a good time to focus on leaves...


Sept. 6, 2022
If you grow or harvest forage, develop forage products, sell stuff to people who grow forage, educate people who grow forage, do research for people who grow forage, or just buy forage, then consider...


Aug. 30, 2022
Although Labor Day doesn’t mark the official beginning of fall, it’s difficult to classify September as a summer month...


Aug. 23, 2022
One of biggest advantages of large round bales is that they can be stored outside with minimal dry matter losses. One of the biggest disadvantages is that they can be stored outside...


Aug. 10, 2022
The list of components in a dairy cow’s ration includes forages, nonfiber carbohydrate feeds (grains and by-products), rumen degradable and by-pass proteins, fat, minerals, vitamins, and other feed...


Aug. 10, 2022
During nutrition workshops with students and industry professionals, I generally break nutrition analysis training down into sections corresponding to nutrients or nutrient digestion measures...


Aug. 9, 2022
No dairy farm looks the same. The same can be said for their perennial forage fields, most notably those with alfalfa...


Aug. 2, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic shut down world economies for extended periods and continues to have a long tail. Ramping back up hasn’t been easy as evidenced by production challenges of goods and services...


July 12, 2022
Below are examples of alfalfa and grass prices being paid FOB barn/stack (except for those noted as delivered, which are indicated by a "d" in the table below) for selected states at the end of the...