Feb. 19, 2021
The environment and ground we grow forage on continue to change each year. If the United States could allocate moisture from rainfall throughout the continent, growers would be in fantastic shape...

Jan. 22, 2021
Fiber provides bulk to diets — it’s the most important factor to account for when evaluating forages and developing dairy or beef diets...

Nov. 17, 2020
When marketing milk and managing risk with contracts or options, we never make decisions based upon a single event or day...

Aug. 24, 2020
Editor’s note: This is the second of three columns by the authors who will attempt to address the many issues associated with putting a value on alfalfa hay and haylage.In the first article of this...

May 18, 2020
According to data that was recently released by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), there are roughly 1.8 million dairy cows in California...

April 7, 2020
Your favorite tractor’s engine control module (ECM) continuously monitors signals from many sensors to keep the tractor running smoothly...

March 13, 2020
Coming upon nearly 100 years of silage science, researchers and farmers have long recognized that successful fermentation will preserve forage and grain long into the future...

March 3, 2020
Coming upon nearly 100 years of silage science, researchers and farmers have long recognized that successful fermentation will preserve forage and grain long into the future...

Jan. 13, 2020
The 2019 growing and harvest season experience for many farmers was like entering a boxing ring, with one (or two) hands tied behind your back...

Nov. 27, 2019
Water does not contribute to your forage economic value when balancing diets or pricing forage. Instead, the water is dried off, and it’s the grams (g) of nutrients and minerals per 100 g of total feed that drive the economic and nutritional value for your feed per ton...