Nov. 28, 2017
It’s that time of the year when the best in people is usually brought to the forefront. We extend our time and resources to help those in need or simply as a means of “thanks” for those who have...


Nov. 27, 2017
It’s a hard contest.” That’s Chris Baxter’s summary of the World Forage Management Cup competition held each year at World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis...


Nov. 27, 2017
The author is the director for agriculture education, research, and development at Columbia Basin College in Pasco, Wash...


Nov. 27, 2017
There was a time when greenchopping was a common occurrence on many U.S. dairy farms. It was a part of the daily routine to hook up the flail chopper and feeder wagon, make a few rounds in the field...


Nov. 27, 2017
In this second article of a three-part series on producing grass-fed beef, we discuss selecting the right cattle and then managing them in a manner to produce a tasty and appealing product...


Nov. 27, 2017
Seeded with alfalfa, grasses offer nutritional benefits and the opportunity to extend stand life.From contacting colleagues in other U.S. regions, Dennis Cherney estimates that alfalfa-grass mixtures...


Nov. 27, 2017
Triple mowers enable forage to be cut in a wide swath, allowing for more rapid drying and fewer harvest losses.I have been a forage agronomist for 30 years here at the University of Wisconsin during...


Nov. 27, 2017
Over the years, many nutritionists and forage experts have advocated for the testing of feeds by a commercial laboratory and the use of that data as a basis for ration balancing to meet the nutr...


Nov. 21, 2017
We are now in the epicenter of the seed-buying season, which seems to move earlier with each passing year. I’ve always found it interesting the reasons why farmers buy the seeds they do...


Nov. 16, 2017
The southeastern United States offers the biggest opportunity for expanding alfalfa acreage nationally, whether as a pure crop or as a companion in bermudagrass pastures and hayfields...