Oct. 27, 2020
Most livestock producers in the Great Plains still implement continuous grazing as a preferred practice. Such a system often leads to grazing behavior that results in the repeated defoliation of desir...


Oct. 27, 2020
Brassicas can be utilized as fall and winter grazing crops, but there are a few things that University of Arkansas (UA) Forage Program Associate Kenny Simon says you should know before turning a herd...


Oct. 20, 2020
Photo: USDA-ARSAlfalfa is known as the Queen of Forages for its superior quality and versatility of use in the livestock industry. Now, it might just become the Queen of Fish Food, too.United States D...


Oct. 20, 2020
Pastures change during this time of year. No longer are they lush and rapidly growing. Rather, pastures are often comprised of stockpiled perennial forages; cereal grains, such as oats, planted in lat...


Oct. 13, 2020
The National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance (NAFA) is collaborating with the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to develop a research str...


Oct. 13, 2020
Many times, you don’t know what you have until it’s gone. If you don’t sample and test hay, this may happen to you as forages get fed this winter. Knowing what’s in your inventory on the front...


Oct. 13, 2020
At this point in the growing season, stockpiled grass should be looking pretty good if adequate moisture has been received. Don’t waste it!Although opening the gate and leaving the cattle to their o...