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Fifty years of haying progress
Jan. 13, 2020
The author is a forage extension agronomist with the University of Idaho. He recently attended his 50-year high school reunion and was inspired to reflect...
Haystacks are home to profit loss
Nov. 19, 2018
We have all seen the effects that weathering causes when hay is stored outside. Most of the deterioration is on the outer layer of the bale and particularly where it rests on the soil...
Measure bale moisture in real time
April 30, 2017
Knowing real-time forage moisture is critical for choosing if and how much preservative to use, how much steam to add to very dry hay, and in predicting effects on forage quality...
Meadow vole populations explode in the West
Jan. 20, 2016
Several years of moderate winters have allowed meadow voles (Microtus pennsylvanicus) to reach crop-killing proportions in some areas of the West...
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