Sept. 28, 2021
A team of forage educators and graduate students at North Carolina State University authored and released a paper that compares commercially available novel endophyte tall fescue varieties...


Sept. 21, 2021
Laboratory forage analyses are like resumes. Despite a lack of job experience and list of skills, these test results promote crops as qualified candidates for livestock consumption and future performance...


Sept. 21, 2021
A person could wallpaper the outer walls of the Washington Monument with pages from the scientific literature, extension fact sheets, and the popular press that contain information on why overgrazing should be avoided...


Sept. 14, 2021
Rotating a field from one crop to another can promote better yields and elevate levels of nutrients in the soil for future production...


Sept. 14, 2021
You’re hurt. The doctor mends the broken bone, treats the pulled quadriceps muscle, or stabilizes the severely sprained ankle...


Sept. 7, 2021
If the silage storage process were a movie, oxygen would be cast as the evil villain. This gas can infiltrate covered silage and sabotage the amount of dry matter available at feed out...


Sept. 7, 2021
Photo: Blake Layton, Mississippi State UniversityThere has been an invasion. Fall armyworms are marching in record numbers across hayfields and pastures from the mid-South to Ontario...


Aug. 31, 2021
As the seasons will soon begin to change, so will grazing management for many operations. Instead of continuing to rotate livestock on every paddock, producers may decide to reserve some of their acres for stockpiling forage...


Aug. 31, 2021
There are some producers who swear by high-chop corn silage while others wouldn’t consider the practice. When it comes to corn cutting height, there is no one-size-fits-all...


Aug. 24, 2021
In states where livestock graze on tall fescue, grass might not be the only thing on the menu. These cattle also consume fungal endophytes that live between plant cell walls, and sometimes they can be toxic...