June 13, 2023
Source: U.S. Drought MonitorThe abundant rain and snowfall in the West put a temporary Band-Aid on many areas that were either devoid of moisture or had their irrigation spigots shut off...

June 6, 2023
The average price for alfalfa hay jumped by $20 from March to April, according to the USDA’s Agricultural Prices report...

June 6, 2023
Louis Nippert was a successful big-city lawyer by any measure, but he also had a love of the land...

June 6, 2023
Productive acres of grasslands in the Great Plains are shrinking because of woody plant encroachment from species such as eastern redcedar. The problem has existed for many years, but good answers to...

May 30, 2023
After months of negotiations and a couple of missed deadlines, an agreement has finally been reached to reduce water usage in the lower Colorado River Basin, according to Reuters news agency...

May 23, 2023
It’s a guarantee that cool-season grass pastures will take a break this summer when hot, dry conditions set in...

May 23, 2023
Much of the hay made in the Fescue Belt provides less than the needed quality for many livestock species and classes...

May 23, 2023
From the road, most pastures look pretty good during this time of year...

May 18, 2023
The South Poll cows were red and slick. At their side — an equal number of 1-month-old or younger calves already grazing on spring fescue in a Savannah-like setting...

May 16, 2023
Inventory in U.S. haymows on May 1 shrunk by 13% from a year ago. Compared to May 1, 2020, spring hay stocks are down 29% or 5.9 million tons...