May 18, 2020
According to data that was recently released by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), there are roughly 1.8 million dairy cows in California...


May 12, 2020
With tight margins in the dairy industry, we sometimes look to reduce feed costs as a method to improve margins...


May 12, 2020
Most forages produced for horses are not analyzed for nutrients, and it’s understandable...


May 12, 2020
A season with weather, tariffs, and constantly changing markets, the need to become more efficient and diversified is key...


May 5, 2020
Alfalfa may be known as the “Queen of Forages,” but there’s no disputing the fact that grasses are grown more widely across the U.S. and provide the backbone of the greater forage industry.Grass...


April 14, 2020
While alfalfa fields in the South are being cut, some for a second time, those in the North are just waking from winter slumber . . . or at least we hope they are. The hope is that a combination...


April 7, 2020
Herbicide-tolerant crops have been widely adopted across production agriculture. Over 90% of canola, sugar beet, soybean, cotton, and corn crops in the U.S. are herbicide tolerant...


April 6, 2020
There are many methods used by growers to determine when and how much to irrigate forages. Some decide to turn the water on after handling a shovel-full of soil...


March 30, 2020
The next time you drop a round bale into the ring feeder, think about the investment that you’ve made in that bale...


March 13, 2020
Whether you are in the business of growing and selling forages or feeding cattle, correctly assigning the economic value of forages can impact profitability...