Sept. 7, 2021
Hay prices typically don’t trend higher in the middle of summer, but that’s exactly what is happening in 2021. The average price of U.S. alfalfa hay in July rose another $2 per ton, according to U...

Sept. 7, 2021
Photo: Blake Layton, Mississippi State UniversityThere has been an invasion. Fall armyworms are marching in record numbers across hayfields and pastures from the mid-South to Ontario...

Aug. 31, 2021
At no point in the history of U.S. agriculture have winter cereal grains been relied upon as a staple forage resource more than they currently are...

Aug. 31, 2021
There are some producers who swear by high-chop corn silage while others wouldn’t consider the practice. When it comes to corn cutting height, there is no one-size-fits-all...

Aug. 24, 2021
As the final days of August tick away, there is the realization that alfalfa plants will soon begin to downshift...

Aug. 24, 2021
Corn is frequently sold “on the hoof” to be chopped for silage rather than harvested for grain. This year, there will be a number of drought-stressed acres sold off for chopping...

Aug. 19, 2021
There are lots of reasons for doing things the way we do them — time savings, research proven, effectiveness, preference, cost, and yes, even tradition...

Aug. 19, 2021
Bales Hay in Buckeye, Ariz., is one of the first farms in the U.S. to adopt steaming technology for small bales. One-pass hay steamer technology is nothing new to Western haymakers...

Aug. 17, 2021
Harvesting corn silage at the right moisture is always important, but it may be just a little bit more important in 2021...

Aug. 10, 2021
Most everyone knows how corn should be harvested and stored to ensure the best possible performance results when it is fed...