Oct. 6, 2020
A total of 266 samples from 16 different states comprised the field of entries for this year’s World Forage Analysis Superbowl. With the cancellation of World Dairy Expo due to COVID-19 concerns, th...


Oct. 6, 2020
Farmers in the southeastern United States are no stranger to fire ants. Even though we know they will make beds anywhere and everywhere, we are still surprised by some of the places that these pests c...


Oct. 6, 2020
The World Forage Analysis Superbowl is always accompanied by a series of dairy and forage educational presentations. This year, these Dairy-Forage Seminars are being offered virtually on the new World...


Sept. 29, 2020
For many years, developing improved alfalfa varieties has involved rigorous, long-term field research, measurements, and observations. That approach isn’t going away anytime soon; however, the...


Sept. 29, 2020
Fall is a busy time of year for most farmers, but it is also an important time to pay close attention to your forage enterprise. Marc Sulc, Ohio State University Extension forage specialist, recently...


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...
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