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Hay Pellets - News Tidbits
Poll: Alfalfa Variety Selection
Poll: Forage Quality
Poll: Forage inventory
– – Forage Inventory Results
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
Alfalfa-bermudagrass baleage: a Southeast game changer
Feb. 21, 2019
Producers in the Midwestern, Western, and Northern states are no strangers to the benefits of alfalfa. They know alfalfa is an excellent source of protein and digestible energy for livestock...
Are greens good for you?
Sept. 4, 2018
In the past few years, many have been proclaiming the benefits of greens for our pastures, as well...
Are clovers worth it?
Feb. 15, 2018
The benefits of clover are frequently extolled. We have all heard the sermons (or preached them)...
Five lessons we could learn from Kiwis
March 30, 2017
Hardly a blade of grass is wasted in New Zealand. Their agricultural economy is centered on forage production, and they are good at it. Those of us who have spent a career in pastoral agricultur...
Manage the ryegrass transition
May 18, 2016
At the base of healthy ryegrass, a mass of white adventitious roots and cobweb-like fungal mycelia develop just as it enters its most rapid phase of growth...
Harvesting Summer Annual Forage Crops
June 2, 2015
Summer annual forages (such as pearl millet, sorghum x sudangrass hybrids, etc.) are known for their remarkable ability to grow fast and produce several tons of forage in a short time period, ev...