Oct. 31, 2017
Whether a producer strictly grows row crops or raises cattle, utilizing the corn residue as a forage has long been an option for not only cows but also for growing heifers and backgrounding calves. �...


Oct. 24, 2017
A relatively mild fall in the Midwest looks like it may turn more normal with near or freezing temperatures during the stretch run of October...


Oct. 24, 2017
When it comes to evaluating forage particle size distribution in mixed rations, few tools are as effective and widely used as the Penn State Particle Separator (PSPS). This tool is used on many...


Oct. 17, 2017
As winter sets in, much of the Southern Plains will once again turn toward wheat pastures for their grazing needs. With adequate rainfall, this wealth of protein and energy could be available to many...


Oct. 17, 2017
An alfalfa hay sample submitted by Seldom Rest Farm, Pulaski, Tenn., had the highest relative forage quality (RFQ) in this year’s Southeastern Hay Contest presented by Massey Ferguson. A total of 32...


Oct. 10, 2017
A record total of 1,066 samples comprised the field of entries for this year’s World Forage Analysis Superbowl. The highest placing samples were on display last week at World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis...


Oct. 10, 2017
“Once pastures have been stockpiled for late fall and winter grazing, how they are utilized can dramatically impact grazing days per acre,” begins Chris Teutsch, forage extension specialist with t...


Oct. 3, 2017
As fall ushers in cooler weather, producers often see revitalized pastures shortly before productivity drops off for the winter. While this is great for tall fescue and orchardgrass, it can also prove...


Oct. 3, 2017
Prices for all types of hay lost ground during August, according to USDA’s most recent Agricultural Prices report released last week.The all-hay price for August was pegged at $136 per ton, which wa...


Sept. 26, 2017
Horse hay growers share their insights on growing and selling horse hay. They discuss production practices, risks, forage species, economics, and some of the challenges of producing horse hay...