Jan. 30, 2018
Photo Credit: Mary Drewnoski, University of NebraskaExtending the grazing season has been a mantra of both livestock producers and forage researchers for the past 10 years or more. The end game is to...


Jan. 30, 2018
For producers with vast acres of toxic tall fescue, there are few more daunting tasks than eradicating the endophyte-ridden forage.It takes time, money, and patience, but help is here. The Alliance fo...


Jan. 23, 2018
Sulfur deficiency is easy to spot and can be simple to manage. Characterized by yellowing leaves or telltale yellow streaks and spots on fading green plants, sulfur deficiency is becoming a growing problem...


Jan. 23, 2018
In last week’s eHay Weekly, we took a look at the big picture from USDA’s 2017 Crop Production Annual Summary. From that same report, here’s a list of the Top 5 states as they ranked for acreage and total production...


Jan. 16, 2018
Many dairy cow rations rely heavily on corn silage. The versatile feed staple combines both fiber and grain into an excellent source of nutrients and energy.A recent Iowa State University Dairy News &...


Jan. 16, 2018
Bale grazing has become a popular means of overwintering a beef cow herd. If the bales being fed are low-quality grass, it’s often the case that early to mid-gestation beef cows will need to be supp...


Jan. 9, 2018
With rising market prices for live calves, staying up all night to supervise first-calf heifers during calving season is well worth the effort to many producers. A recent Oklahoma State University Cow...


Jan. 9, 2018
All-hay and alfalfa November hay price averages were both lower in USDA’s most recent Agricultural Prices report. The all-hay price was $138 per ton, down $3 from the previous month but $12 per ton...


Jan. 2, 2018
Broadcast seeding in late winter, or frost seeding, is a widely used strategy to bolster pasture productivity or add new species to the forage mix.Though not as reliable as seeding with a drill, frost...


Jan. 2, 2018
And the beat goes on with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) mandate to require electronic logging devices (ELDs) for commercial motor vehicles. The December 18, 2017, deadline was e...