March 12, 2019
More cloudy days, cooler temperatures, and above normal precipitation has characterized winter conditions in much of the South this year. Such conditions not only impact livestock, but they also affec...


March 12, 2019
For forage stands, spring green up is just around the corner. After a relentless winter in most regions, it is possible that forage stands sustained winter damage.The Ohio State University’s (OSU) M...


March 5, 2019
Have you ever been in a situation where you had great looking hay tested and were disappointed when the results came back with a low relative feed value (RFV)? According to University of Nebraska-Linc...


March 5, 2019
They say rotational grazing has benefits. But does it? Tong Wang is an extension advanced production specialist with South Dakota State University and recently reported on a survey that was aimed...


Feb. 26, 2019
A wide swath of weather conditions has characterized the winter of 2018 into 2019 in the Northeast and Midwest. Though winter was nearly nonexistent through the first half of January, winter’s fury...


Feb. 26, 2019
While it may still be winter, the time to start thinking about spring planting is now. A part of that thinking and planning process is choosing adapted and high-performance forage varieties. In T...


Feb. 19, 2019
Researchers at the University of Kentucky found nitrogen (N) rate to be more important than using a fertilizer source with enhanced efficiency properties when stockpiling tall fescue. They reported th...


Feb. 18, 2019
Grass tetany, or hypomagnesia, is a nutritional disease that can occur in cattle grazing lush and actively growing cool-season grasses that have been fertilized with nitrogen and potassium. This disea...


Feb. 12, 2019
With the arrival of Abe Lincoln’s birthday, the frost-seeding season begins in the South and pushes its way north. Though not always a sure bet, frost seeding pastures has shown to be a time-proven...


Feb. 12, 2019
For many spring-calving herds, cows are well into the last three months of gestation. Ken Olson, associate professor and extension beef specialist at South Dakota State University (SDSU), highlights s...