Dec. 11, 2018
December 4, 2018 • The 53,032 metric tons of alfalfa hay exported to China during September was the smallest monthly total in nearly three years. • Corn silage hybrid performance data for 20...


Nov. 27, 2018
November 6, 2018 • In contrast to cropland, acres of permanent pasture and rangeland have shifted toward smaller farms since the 1980s, according to USDA. • Researchers at the Noble Research...


Oct. 30, 2018
October 10, 2018 • Warrant herbicide, an encapsulated formulation of acetochlor, has received registration for use in establishing and established alfalfa. Be sure to check if your state has ap...


Sept. 25, 2018
September 4, 2018 There were a lot of new forage machinery innovations highlighted at last week’s Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa. This week’s Hay Pellets features a few of the highlights...


Aug. 28, 2018
• The 2018 average value of cropland in the U.S. rose 1 percent from last year to $4,130 per acre, according to USDA’s Agricultural Land Values report released last week. The largest percentage ju...


July 31, 2018
July 3, 2018 • Harvested dry hay acres in the U.S. are expected to increase by 1.3 million (2.4 percent) in 2018, according to last week’s USDA Acreage report. Alfalfa harvested hay acres are...


June 26, 2018
June 5, 2018• The National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance (NAFA) recently announced that five research proposals from a total of 15 submissions will be funded through the U.S. Alfalfa Farmer Research...


May 29, 2018
May 1, 2018• Losses in Oklahoma from the most recent wildfires are significant. Agriculture officials point to the loss of more than 1,100 cattle. Homes, equipment, and many miles of fence wer...


April 24, 2018
April 3, 2018 • Acres harvested for hay in the U.S. are expected to remain unchanged in 2018 compared to last year, based on USDA’s Prospective Plantings report released last week. Farmers an...


March 27, 2018
March 6, 2018 • DowDuPont announced last week that their agricultural division would be named Corteva Agriscience. The new entity will bring together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer, and...