April 16, 2019
Not to be mistaken with rotational grazing or ultra-high stock density (UHSD) grazing, high stock density (HSD) grazing is the practice of intentionally grazing livestock at higher concentrations than...

April 9, 2019
After a rather challenging growing season last year, the possibility for mycotoxin production in feedstuffs, such as corn silage, was much higher. In many cases, that possibility became a reality.Whil...

April 2, 2019
The challenging growing conditions of 2018 have left many dairy farms short on forage supplies. So, going into the 2019 growing season, what are some options to bolster forage inventories? Mark S...

March 26, 2019
It’s not a foreign concept; saving harvested seed for replanting has been a long-standing practice on many farms. There is also the practice of “brown bagging,” which is setting aside the seed...

March 19, 2019
Photo: University of Minnesota While most horses can typically meet their nutritional needs by grazing cool-season grasses, factors like time spent grazing and activity level can offset this bala...

March 15, 2019
It was my last assignment as an editorial intern. I found myself in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains; specifically, the historical town of Chambersburg, Pa...

March 12, 2019
For forage stands, spring green up is just around the corner. After a relentless winter in most regions, it is possible that forage stands sustained winter damage.The Ohio State University’s (OSU) M...

March 5, 2019
Have you ever been in a situation where you had great looking hay tested and were disappointed when the results came back with a low relative feed value (RFV)? According to University of Nebraska-Linc...

Feb. 26, 2019
While it may still be winter, the time to start thinking about spring planting is now. A part of that thinking and planning process is choosing adapted and high-performance forage varieties. In T...

Feb. 21, 2019
Found in a variety of feedstuffs worldwide, mycotoxins are becoming a topic of more and more discussions...