Oct. 6, 2020
For Harry Adams Jr., it all started with a trip to the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis., and a visit to the building where the World Forage Analysis Superbowl samples are displayed. “I couldn�...


Aug. 24, 2020
Bill Kurtz claims the controlled-access bale feeder he built for horses reduces hay waste, and a university study verified it...


Aug. 24, 2020
He wasn't always a farmer. In fact, most of the first half of Jim Munsch’s adult life was pretty far removed from the farm scene, but he has always had a connection with the land and a passion for agriculture...


Aug. 21, 2020
It's been about 20 years since southeast South Dakota alfalfa producer Mike Brosnan recognized the need to look outside the United States for seasonal workers who could help with hay harvest...


Aug. 21, 2020
Don Witt remembers his dad mowing hay with a 5-foot sickle bar mower and having a one-row, pull-type forage chopper that he used to do custom chopping for the neighbors...


Aug. 11, 2020
Rush Creek Ranch has the art of raising 7,000 stocker cattle down to a science - a 5-acre science. On their 2,000-acre spread near Viroqua, Wis., Matt and his father, Reid, raise nearly 7,000 sto...


May 18, 2020
Some things just make sense. That would be the case for baleage in an area that gets nearly 90 inches of rain annually. It’s in this situation that Norm and Blaise Bennett find themselves...


May 12, 2020
Standing outside the east end of Bruce Dimock’s freestall barn, you can look out over a stretch of about 5 miles and view the waters of Lake Champlain...


May 12, 2020
John Marble readily admits that there is almost nothing about his beef grazing operation that is normal. “We just do things differently than most people,” said the Crawfordsville, Ore., rancher. �...


April 21, 2020
Here we go again. Another mild winter of heave and thaw with little snow cover to protect the shallow roots and crowns of improved forage crops. Without that snow barrier, species such as alfalfa...
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