Hoard's Dairyman Farm
A bright alfalfa future
Feb. 25, 2016
In a job like mine, traveling to meetings and conferences around the country comes with the territory. Following a slug of recent fall and winter forage fests, one of the many things I’v...
First Cut: The seeding rate conundrum
Jan. 26, 2016
Not long ago I was sitting in a farm office talking to a dairy producer about his forage cropping program. Amongst the flurry of questions I asked was, “What is your alfalfa seeding rate?” H...
First Cut: Time for a change
Jan. 20, 2016
Sometimes doing nothing is easier than making a change. That’s currently where things stand with our hay marketing and grading standards...
Forage Shop Talk: Dave Whalen
Nov. 24, 2015
Dave Whalen, Director of regulatory affairs and new trait development for Forage Genetics International HFG: We’ve been talking about transgenic low-lignin alfalfa varieties for a long time. How does it feel...
Back in business
Nov. 2, 2015
Agriculturally, you might call it dormant or fallow. That’s been the status of Hay & Forage Grower magazine since late last year when its publisher terminated the publication...
Forage Shop Talk: Ross Dale
Sept. 1, 2015
Ross Dale: Co-founder and manager of Shredlage LLC, Oskaloosa, Iowa...