Dec. 10, 2019
December 3, 2019• The National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance (NAFA) recently announced the release of their 2020 “Alfalfa Variety Ratings” bulletin, which provides extensive information on all m...


Nov. 26, 2019
November 5, 2019• University of Nebraska Extension offers some advice on what to do with wet hay. • Minnesota research shows that alfalfa doesn’t need fall potassium fertilizer to enhance winte...


Oct. 29, 2019
October 1, 2019 • South Dakota State University offers tips on harvesting silage in a wet year. • Cornell University will be offering an online forage management course from October 25 to De...


Sept. 24, 2019
September 3, 2019 • There’s a double peak for corn silage quality. • Extension specialists at The Ohio State University share results from a study that demonstrates brown midrib (BMR) sorg...


May 28, 2019
May 7, 2019• Yesterday’s USDA Crop Progress report indicated that only XX percent of the U.S. corn crop is planted. This compares to XX percent at the same time last year. The past five-year avera...


April 30, 2019
April 2, 2019 • Hay acres in the U.S. for 2019 are expected to be essentially unchanged from 2018, according to USDA’s Prospective Plantings report released last week. The initial forec...


March 26, 2019
March 5, 2019 • For many states, the spring forage seeding closing date to purchase crop insurance is March 15. • The University of Wisconsin recently announced the availability...


Feb. 26, 2019
February 5, 2019• The decline in net farm income has varied greatly from state to state, according to this analysis from Ag Economic Insights. • In a companion study looking at cash farm receipts...


Jan. 29, 2019
January 1, 2019 • A North Dakota State University specialist says that wheat straw can be an effective roughage this winter to supplement cows on high-quality hay diets. • This year’s Appa...


Dec. 26, 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...