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Poll: Forage inventory
Cattle and crops are a perfect pair
April 26, 2021
by Paige SmartS & K Livestock Development LLC is a custom cattle grazing business that was started by my brother, Ryan Kennedy, and I in 2018. Ryan had been using cover crops and minimum til...
Grinding their way to haymaking success
April 22, 2021
Driving unabated in the eastbound lane across I-90 in South Dakota, I heard the familiar ringtone of my cellphone...
Diverse strategies lead to “Choice” grass-fed beef
March 1, 2021
Milking dairy cows everyday became monotonous and tiresome for Mike Palmer as a young farmer, which is why he transitioned his grandfather’s dairy farm near Murray, Ky., into a grass-fed beef operation...
Hay quality is a lifestyle at Hardrock
Feb. 19, 2021
It was 1984 when David Hinman had recently broken away from his family’s farm in Nebraska and took a chance on renting 400 acres of flood-irrigated land near Wheatland, Wyo...
It’s not your typical organic dairy
Feb. 16, 2021
The greeting sign reads Prairie Star Farm, and as you turn into the drive, you may find any one of John and Meghan Palmer’s five children running between the buildings...
Living their dream – farming the line
Jan. 20, 2021
Exceptional cattlemen are not always exceptional forage managers. But when the two enterprises do come together and are firing on all cylinders, it’s a marriage that yields remarkable results...
Short in stature but big on success
Jan. 19, 2021
Fire up your Google machine and search for Sherrill, Iowa, making sure that it’s in satellite view mode...
All-in on HarvXtra
Jan. 12, 2021
It's now been five years that alfalfa varieties with the HarvXtra trait have graced the pages of seed company brochures...
A lifetime of building better haying mousetraps
Nov. 16, 2020
If they don’t bale hay in heaven, then Stan Steffen isn’t interested in making the trip...
Driven to save alfalfa leaves
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�...
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