May 19, 2020
POTASSIUM (K) can make a case for the “Don’t get no respect” award among the fertilizer nutrients...


May 18, 2020
Concerns about brunswickgrass in bahiagrass pastures and fields began about 15 years ago in Levi County, Fla...


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...


Dec. 31, 2019
Natalie Shaw was working as the equine specialist for a major livestock nutrition company when she asked Steve Fransen what needed to be done to boost the supply of available teff grass hay for horse...


Nov. 19, 2019
I found myself sitting in a pasture, camera in hand, amongst a group of very docile Angus heifers at the East Tennessee Research and Education Center a few miles south of Knoxville...


Sept. 3, 2019
From my travels around the U.S., it has become obvious that orchardgrass is a foundational perennial forage in many livestock systems where adequate moisture (rain or irrigation) and moderate temperat...


May 21, 2019
The bermudagrass stem maggot (BSM; Atherigona reversura Villenueve) has severely damaged bermudagrass pastures and hayfields throughout the southeast U.S. since it was first discovered in southern Georgia...


Aug. 14, 2018
Aside from alfalfa, perhaps no forage species is more widely utilized across the U.S. than ryegrass. It’s grazed extensively from north to south and also is harvested as hay, baleage, and silage...


March 15, 2018
Every forage producer knows that maturity is the most important factor in determining forage quality...