Sept. 20, 2016
Cutting alfalfa after temperatures have reached the point that regrowth will no longer occur makes for a different discussion than cutting during the period of four to six weeks before first frost. In...

Sept. 20, 2016
Perhaps nowhere in the U.S. is the production of timothy hay given greater reverence than the Pacific Northwest, specifically the Columbia River Basin. The region also happens to provide ideal growing...

Sept. 13, 2016
Make sure your visit to World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis., includes one or more of the Dairy Forage Seminars. The seminars, held in conjunction with the World Forage Analysis Superbowl, begin ea...

Sept. 13, 2016
With the opening weekend of the college football season now behind us, alfalfa breaks out a new game plan of its own — one of conservative offense and a tough defense.As temperatures cool, alf...

Sept. 6, 2016
Labor Day is in the rearview mirror. It’s no longer possible to change the hybrid, plant density, pest management, fertilizer strategies, or the summer weather...

Sept. 6, 2016
All-hay and alfalfa July average prices each dropped slightly in USDA’s most recent Agricultural Prices report released last week. The all-hay price dipped $3 from June to $131 per ton, which is $21...

Aug. 30, 2016
Extending the grazing season into fall and early winter doesn’t just have to be about stockpiling perennials or growing cereals and ryegrass. Many livestock producers have incorporated brassicas int...

Aug. 30, 2016
Though the dog days of August still plague many parts of the United States, the winter pasture season is just a short trip down the road.James Rogers, assistant professor at the Noble Foundation in Ar...

Aug. 30, 2016
In virtually all walks of life, we’ve become a society that wants information and wants it now. Waiting is often an option only if there are no other alternatives. Farmers are no different.Last fall...

Aug. 23, 2016
Round bales may just be too convenient.That’s the premise set forth by Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University extension livestock marketing specialist. “Hay production per beef cow has more than...