Feb. 19, 2018
Some pasture blends offered by seed marketers come at a more attractive price point than others. Instead of matching the blend to fit an area, some companies use a least-cost formulation.Reynold Berge...


Feb. 13, 2018
Forage — or more specifically fiber — passage rate through the cow has become a “hot” topic among nutritionists and forage researchers in recent years. It’s also a topic that is often misund...


Feb. 13, 2018
Gone are the days when warm-season weeds seemingly had a corner on the warm-season pasture market. Producers who typically focus their control efforts on warm-season broadleaf and grass weeds, such as...


Feb. 6, 2018
Though growing forage during this time of year is not an agenda item in the North, such is not the case in the South.As such, when winter decides to spread its wrath far below the Mason-Dixon Line, it...


Feb. 6, 2018
According to Punxsutawney Phil, the weather-forecasting groundhog linked to our spring weather fate, there will be six more weeks of winter. This comes as unwelcome news to many producers whose hay su...


Jan. 30, 2018
Photo Credit: Mary Drewnoski, University of NebraskaExtending the grazing season has been a mantra of both livestock producers and forage researchers for the past 10 years or more. The end game is to...


Jan. 30, 2018
For producers with vast acres of toxic tall fescue, there are few more daunting tasks than eradicating the endophyte-ridden forage.It takes time, money, and patience, but help is here. The Alliance fo...


Jan. 23, 2018
Sulfur deficiency is easy to spot and can be simple to manage. Characterized by yellowing leaves or telltale yellow streaks and spots on fading green plants, sulfur deficiency is becoming a growing problem...


Jan. 23, 2018
In last week’s eHay Weekly, we took a look at the big picture from USDA’s 2017 Crop Production Annual Summary. From that same report, here’s a list of the Top 5 states as they ranked for acreage and total production...


Jan. 16, 2018
Many dairy cow rations rely heavily on corn silage. The versatile feed staple combines both fiber and grain into an excellent source of nutrients and energy.A recent Iowa State University Dairy News &...