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...

Feb. 21, 2019
What’s also obvious is that this group isn’t afraid to break some norms — especially when it comes to alfalfa and corn silage production...

Feb. 18, 2019
Grass tetany, or hypomagnesia, is a nutritional disease that can occur in cattle grazing lush and actively growing cool-season grasses that have been fertilized with nitrogen and potassium. This disea...

Feb. 12, 2019
For many spring-calving herds, cows are well into the last three months of gestation. Ken Olson, associate professor and extension beef specialist at South Dakota State University (SDSU), highlights s...

Jan. 29, 2019
Foliar feeding nutrients to forage crops for improving yield and quality is a practice that is gaining in acceptance, especially among organic dairy producers. However, very little has been done to qu...

Jan. 22, 2019
Thanks to a less than ideal growing season for many parts of the U.S., hay supplies were already meager going into the winter-feeding season. As supplies begin to run low, rationing forage inventory b...

Jan. 15, 2019
“Don’t judge a book by its cover” is a phrase that is well known by all and can easily be applied to pastures. While some pastures may look harmless at a glance, potential toxins could be residi...

Jan. 8, 2019
The turn of the calendar to January invokes the formulation of New Year’s resolutions. While many people vow to eat better and exercise more, livestock producers make resolutions of their own in an...