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Poll: Alfalfa Variety Selection
Poll: Forage Quality
Poll: Forage inventory
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Poll: Hay rake preference?
– – Hay Rake Survey Results
Poll: Forage-Making Season
– – Forage-Making Season Results
Poll: Time of Alfalfa Cutting
– – Alfalfa-Cutting Time Results
Fifty years of haying progress
Jan. 13, 2020
The author is a forage extension agronomist with the University of Idaho. He recently attended his 50-year high school reunion and was inspired to reflect...
Nov. 27, 2019
There's no doubt that we live in a fast-paced society. We must have everything right now and even more so have it delivered or picked up for us...
Small bundles of joy
Sept. 6, 2019
With Mother Nature being as crazy as she’s been the past few years, it makes efficient hay production even more critical...
Get paid for custom work: a lawyer’s tips
Sept. 5, 2019
Most businesses experience difficulties collecting accounts receivable. Each industry has its own particular problems...
Is it time to think about a larger square baler?
May 20, 2019
The costs associated with feeding or bedding with large square bales will just begin when the bale hits the ground...
Our annual look at farm custom rates
March 19, 2019
Each spring we take a tour around the country to see what’s going on in the world of farm custom rate surveys. These custom rate guides are popular documents in those states that continue to do the...
Dealer versus color
March 15, 2019
As spring approaches, most of us are getting the itch to get back into the fields...
Tearing into the disc cutterbar
Feb. 21, 2019
The mower is one of the most overlooked pieces of equipment when it comes to yearly maintenance...
Precutting bales didn’t impact fermentation
Jan. 16, 2019
The use of baled silage techniques for forage preservation has expanded significantly during the last decade and is especially popular with small or mid-sized dairy and beef producers...
Technology is changing the round baler market
Jan. 15, 2019
As the cold weather sets in and daylight hours shorten, this usually allows us to spend more time with our families; it also provides opportunity to ponder potential improvements...