Sept. 22, 2020
Although hay growers got shut out of the first round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), USDA has chosen to include alfalfa in Round 2.Only acres that were certified as planted to alfalfa i...


Sept. 22, 2020
Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) land is not typically harvested in a timely fashion, or at all; however, during times of drought, CRP acres may become available for haying or grazing. That’s been...


Sept. 22, 2020
The World Forage Analysis Superbowl will announce winners virtually at noon on September 30 via webcast of the Brevant seeds Forage Superbowl Luncheon. Interested contestants, sponsors, media, and for...


Sept. 15, 2020
Sometimes, it’s all a matter of perspective. Such is the case for sericea lespedeza, a perennial, warm-season legume that is cursed in some regions as an invasive species and lauded for its ch...


Sept. 15, 2020
Summer months provide the warm, sunny conditions needed for a great growing season, but without adequate moisture from either precipitation or irrigation, crops can quickly become drought stressed. In...


Sept. 8, 2020
Lots of hard work goes into making quality hay before first cutting is even swathed, so letting storage conditions degrade the quality, and in some cases, the quantity of the hay you worked so hard to make...


Sept. 8, 2020
Alfalfa provides plenty of benefits during its productive years in a crop rotation. But alfalfa is also the gift that keeps on giving...


Sept. 1, 2020
Tall fescue is often lambasted for its palatability and toxicosis issues, but now is the time of year when you can take full advantage of one of the species’ most redeeming qualities — the ability...


Sept. 1, 2020
Corn that has been stunted by a lack of rainfall brings some unique challenges for silage harvest. Dairy nutritionist Bill Wiess states in a recent issue of The Ohio State University Extension’...


Aug. 25, 2020
Annual ryegrass is one of those grasses that looks as good as it tastes. Livestock producers across the South heavily rely on annual ryegrass to feed cattle throughout the winter and early spring.“R...