June 20, 2017
Unfortunately, most of the country is not blessed with a climate that allows one specific grass to thrive year-round. Adaptive as always, producers are able to get around this by growing both warm- an...


June 13, 2017
Many farmers and ranchers know a thistle when they see one, but identifying the exact species is also an important step toward successful control. While the perennial Canada thistle will overtake a pa...


June 13, 2017
Although many regions have seen their fair share of rain and pasture growth this season, it is never too early to start planning ahead to combat the summer slump.If your operation is in the northern o...


June 6, 2017
Most producers think in terms of their bottom line. While many shy away at the thought of wasteful application rates, the true waste involved for some practices is sometimes overlooked. Such is often...


June 6, 2017
Spring showers are great until they overstay their welcome. With excessive flooding in some areas and daily showers in others, some producers find themselves struggling to get their first cut in...


May 30, 2017
With summer rapidly approaching, it is important to give adequate thought to proper postbaling storage techniques. Hay storage losses can destroy up to 40 percent of the finished product...


May 30, 2017
It’s no secret that late summer droughts bring challenges for maintaining pasture productivity and quality. There is hope, however, in the form of warm-season grasses that can more easily withstand...


May 23, 2017
It matters not where animals are grazed or, in most cases, what they’re grazing — if left on the same slab of ground for too long, severe consequences will ensue. To be sure, overgrazing is the mo...


May 23, 2017
Hay & Forage Grower is pleased to welcome Lauren Peterson as its summer editorial intern for 2017. Peterson, who will enter her senior year at Kansas State University in the fall, brings with her...


May 16, 2017
That text message from a prospective hay buyer may not be what you were anticipating.Last week, the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) issued a news release warning about a scam being run against i...