Jan. 16, 2018
Recently, I was asked to judge a grazing management essay contest. The entrants ranged from ages 14 to 22. While impressed by the quality of writing and knowledge conveyed by many of the entrants...


Jan. 15, 2018
HFG: How did your career lead you to direct and represent agricultural organizations, which include the National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance (NAFA) and the Midwest Forage Association?...


Nov. 15, 2017
Using a front-end loader, Ray lifted the two tires filled with concrete into the back of his two-wheel drive pickup truck. This would help with traction while pulling the forage wagon uphill...


Aug. 31, 2017
It’s a new day as farmers and ranchers are in the midst of a value-added revolution. What is most impressive is the sheer number of ways this is happening...


Aug. 31, 2017
Hay & Forage Grower talks with Tom Kilcer, private crop consultant, researcher and owner of Advanced Ag Systems...


April 30, 2017
Hay & Forage Grower talks to Woody Lane, a private nutrition and livestock consultant based in Roseburg, Ore...


April 30, 2017
Perhaps no physiological phenomenon is more important to the livestock industry than that of plant regrowth. Where would we be without it? Regrowth occurs each spring after winter dormancy, foll...


April 5, 2017
Mike Rankin Most major league baseball teams have what they like to term a utility player — a guy who can start at multiple positions or pinch hit for just about anyone in the lineup at any poi...


March 3, 2017
Hay & Forage Grower talks with Neal martin, a former Minnesota forage extension specialist and director of the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center...


Feb. 15, 2017
Perhaps more than any other season, winter is a period for reflection. The USDA helps in this regard with their bevy of January production reports. I, like many people, have sometimes looked at...