May 10, 2016
Glenn ShewmakerExtension Forage SpecialistUniversity of Idaho The excessive vole populations we had last fall have taken out significant acres in south central and eastern Idaho. Although some wi...


May 10, 2016
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. Three dairy nutritionists in Central California say dairies they are working with are feeding 8 to 10 pounds...


May 3, 2016
Northern California, Steve Orloff, Farm Advisor/Siskiyou County, University of California-Extension, Winter and spring precipitation in the Intermountain area of northern California...


April 26, 2016
Most industry analysts were shocked to see that U.S. farmers expect to plant 93.6 million acres of corn in 2016...


April 26, 2016
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. Alfalfa hay production started in the Columbia Basin in Washington last week while other areas will start in the ne...


April 26, 2016
Rocky Lemus, Annual ryegrass is at peak production across the state of Mississippi...


April 19, 2016
Vanessa Corriher-OlsonForage SpecialistTexas A&M AgriLife Extension Most of Texas has had some rainfall this spring. However, the Panhandle, the rolling plains, and West Texas are abnormally dry or have moderate drought conditions. High winds and dry conditions have unfortunately increased chances for wildfires in those areas.In East Texas, pastures are bountiful with annual ryegrass and clovers. Some will soon be harvested for baleage or for hay. Small grain...


April 12, 2016
Seth Hoyt: Due to lower milk prices and limited amount of top-quality alfalfa hay, demand for early new crop alfalfa hay in central California is below normal...


April 12, 2016
Dan PutnamForage extension specialist University of California-Davis Nick ClarkExtension farm adviser, Hanford, Calif. Oli BachieExtension farm adviser, Holtville, Calif...


March 29, 2016
March 1, 2016 • NAFA (National Alfalfa and Forage Alliance) representatives attended more than 100 meetings to promote and educate Congressional members and agency officials during their recent D.C...