Dec. 27, 2022
Feeding livestock hay in the winter may be an inevitable expense to an operation, but paying for wasted hay doesn’t have to be. Choosing an appropriate feeding practice and adhering to a strict feed...


Dec. 27, 2022
It’s been another year of ups and downs on farms and ranches. If you weren’t locked in on eHay Weekly every Tuesday morning, here’s a list of the 10 most popular articles that filtered through y...


Dec. 20, 2022
Winter rye is a popular winter annual to plant after corn or soybeans in the Midwest because of its ability to overwinter and acquire nutrients from the soil. In addition to protecting the ground and...


Dec. 20, 2022
Widespread drought in the western Fescue Belt caused significant damage or death to tall fescue pastures, according to Bruno Pedreira and Dale Helwig, an area agronomist and extension agent, res...


Dec. 13, 2022
One more practice to add to the current list of fescue toxicity mitigation strategies for beef cattle may have been discovered.Researchers at the University of Arkansas (UA) have found that the common...


Dec. 13, 2022
It is rarely ideal for grazing livestock to lose body condition — especially not in the midst of winter breeding season. Weight loss is often a result of low energy levels in cattle rations, but it...


Dec. 6, 2022
Growth in the grass-finished beef sector has grown exponentially in the past decade. The desire for local foods by more consumers and the pandemic added a giant nudge to the grass-finished growth curv...


Dec. 6, 2022
Some farmers may have lower hay supplies this winter following a dry growing season. Buying hay might seem like a simple solution to fill feed gaps, but the decision to do so can be complex. Whil...


Nov. 29, 2022
In many areas hammered by drought this past summer and fall, purchasing additional hay will be a necessity in the upcoming weeks and months. Hay buyers need to exercise caution when making purchases f...


Nov. 29, 2022
As we flip the calendar from November to December, most harvest equipment is making its way to the machine shed for the season. Without properly winterizing equipment — including inoculant app...