Sept. 14, 2021
September 7, 2021• This Kansas State University extension specialist reminds producers to test feeds for nitrate and prussic acid concentrations this fall.• Avoid soil compaction during the upcomi...


Aug. 31, 2021
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July 27, 2021
July 6, 2021• The USDA’s Acreage report pegs 2021 hay acres at 51.5 million, down about 1% from last year. Alfalfa acres retreated less than 1% to 16.1 million acres. Final estimates won’t...


June 29, 2021
June 1, 2021• Iowa State University offers advice for controlling multiflora rose and Canada thistle.• Here’s an interesting read on the history and development of the large round bale.• The K...


May 25, 2021
May 4, 2021• The University of California in Davis recently released a cost study for producing organic hay.• Wisconsin’s updated custom rate guide is now available.• Milk production in 2020 w...


April 27, 2021
April 6, 2021• Harvested hay acres in the U.S. during 2021 is projected to total 51.7 million, according to USDA’s March Prospective Plantings report. That total is 1% lower than 2020.• Corn pla...


March 30, 2021
March 2, 2021• Year-over-year U.S. milk production was up 1.6% in January, according to USDA’s Milk Production report. This marked the eighth consecutive month that milk production was greater tha...


Feb. 23, 2021
February 2, 2021• Year-over-year milk production in the U.S. rose another 3.1% during December. That marked seven consecutive months of higher production compared to 2019. The nation’s dairy herd...


Jan. 26, 2021
January 5, 2021• The California Department of Water Resources found 10.5 inches of snow water equivalent in its first Sierra Nevada snow pack survey of the year. That total is 93% of the historical...


Dec. 29, 2020
December 1, 2020• The University of Wisconsin has released the results from their 2020 Corn Hybrid Performance Trials that includes extensive silage yield and forage quality data.• Kansas State Un...