Sept. 29, 2015
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. In the second quarter of 2015, California dairies fed milk cows an average of 8.05 pounds per head per day of alfal...


Sept. 24, 2015
DuPont Pioneer will be sharing the latest innovations in products and services at World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis., Sept. 29 to Oct. 3, 2015. Visitors to the Pioneer booth, EH 2407-2509, will have a...


Sept. 24, 2015
The author is a biological systems engineering professor with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Large round bales can be made for less cost than large square bales...


Sept. 22, 2015
The words “legislation” and “effective” are not often viewed as synonymous, especially between the political mules and elephants. Over the years, however, our national decision-makers...


Sept. 8, 2015
In the current world of agriculture where technology rules the day, there is one forage feel good story that is founded on nothing more than keen observation...


Aug. 18, 2015
The dog days of August are upon us, and soon it will be back to school, Labor Day and time for that annual furnace check-up (at least for those of us in the North)...


Aug. 3, 2015
We forge ahead through this growing season with steady prices, moderate demand at best, a lack of dairy quality hay being offered, and somewhat improved haymaking weather...


July 28, 2015
I've always liked late summer alfalfa seedings; perhaps it's just loyalty to a practice that got me through graduate school at Iowa State...


July 28, 2015
Though bluegrass is desirable for many lawns and pastures, it generally does not reach such status for alfalfa fields. According to Bruce Anderson, extension agronomist for the University of Nebraska...


July 21, 2015
Go figure. Who knew that volcanoes could provide the cure for Aphanomyces root rot (ARR), a cursed alfalfa seedling disease that has beaten repeated attempts for control. According to the July issue o...