Oct. 18, 2022
Cornstalks feed a lot of U.S. cattle during the fall and winter. Mostly, stalks are grazed, but that isn’t possible for every field or producer, and many areas this year are in short supply of forag...


Oct. 18, 2022
The 18th year of the Southeastern Hay Contest climaxed this morning when a hay producer from Climax, N.C., was named the grand prize winner at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Ga. After th...


Oct. 11, 2022
Alfalfa and corn silage are a dynamic duo in dairy cattle diets because of their complementary components; however, these forage crops have demonstrated opposite production trendlines...


Oct. 11, 2022
A total of 300 samples from 19 different states comprised the field of entries for this year’s 39th World Forage Analysis Superbowl...


Oct. 4, 2022
Cutting forage at an optimum quality remains the primary challenge for haymakers. Following closely behind is the challenge of baling hay at the proper moisture content...


Oct. 4, 2022
Cornstalk grazing is a tried-and-true approach to wintering cattle in many parts of the United States. What the combine leaves behind can be an economical source of forage with some added...


Sept. 27, 2022
Watching our late-night news last week, the weatherman made his first mention of “frost warning” for the year...


Sept. 27, 2022
Now that fall is upon us, it is time to plan for winter feeding. Producers who transition from grazing livestock to feeding hay must be equipped with enough bales at optimal forage quality...


Sept. 20, 2022
Grazing cornstalks in the fall and winter can be an economical feeding strategy that offers relatively high-quality feed for beef cattle...


Sept. 20, 2022
Stockpiling forage for late fall and winter grazing has rightfully become a widely accepted practice...