Oct. 25, 2022
Many forage growers prefer to establish new alfalfa and/or grass seedings in the late summer rather than early spring. Fall conditions are generally ideal for seedling development and forage growth. F...

Oct. 18, 2022
Let’s be honest: Alfalfa has taken somewhat of a hit over the past 20 years. It’s enough to break an alfalfa guy or girl’s heart. Since 2005, there has been about a 30% drop off in harveste...

Oct. 18, 2022
Cornstalks feed a lot of U.S. cattle during the fall and winter. Mostly, stalks are grazed, but that isn’t possible for every field or producer, and many areas this year are in short supply of forag...

Oct. 18, 2022
The 18th year of the Southeastern Hay Contest climaxed this morning when a hay producer from Climax, N.C., was named the grand prize winner at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Ga. After th...

Oct. 11, 2022
Being an early adopter is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it’s possible to gain a competitive advantage; on the other hand, mistakes need to be made in real time as there is little experience...

Oct. 11, 2022
A total of 300 samples from 19 different states comprised the field of entries for this year’s 39th World Forage Analysis Superbowl...

Oct. 4, 2022
Frost arrived in some Northern states last week, and it won’t be far behind for others...

Oct. 4, 2022
Cornstalk grazing is a tried-and-true approach to wintering cattle in many parts of the United States. What the combine leaves behind can be an economical source of forage with some added...

Sept. 27, 2022
As we learned too often during the pandemic, artificial life support is sometimes needed to see people through a tough time and get them to better times...

Sept. 27, 2022
Watching our late-night news last week, the weatherman made his first mention of “frost warning” for the year...