Dec. 5, 2017
Hay prices moved up for all types in October, according to USDA’s most recent Agricultural Prices report released last week.The all-hay price for October settled at $141 per ton, which was up $5 per...

Dec. 5, 2017
As the winter-feeding season kicks into gear, thousands of large round bales will be moved from storage to feeder. Bruce Anderson, extension forage specialist with the University of Nebraska, reminds...

Dec. 5, 2017
Below are examples of alfalfa and grass prices being paid FOB barn/stack (except for those noted as delivered, which is indicated by a "d" in the table below) fo...

Nov. 28, 2017
November 7, 2017• Alfalfa hay exports in September totaled 199,443 metric tons (MT), according to USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service. This was down 1.5 percent from a year ago. Year-to-date U.S...

Nov. 28, 2017
By any measure, potato leafhoppers are one of the most destructive insect pests to alfalfa yield and persistence in the United States. Many alfalfa growers have had bad experiences with the small, bri...

Nov. 28, 2017
Timing is everything. It’s true in most aspects of life and certainly true in farming. Getting fall-planted cereals in the ground hinges on favorable late-season weather and the harvest date of...

Nov. 28, 2017
Below are examples of alfalfa and grass prices being paid FOB barn/stack (except for those noted as delivered, which is indicated by a "d" in the table below) for...

Nov. 21, 2017
Getting a new or renewed field of forage established can sometimes be a battle for both the farmer and the seed. “Just below the surface there is a fierce competition waging between plants for survi...

Nov. 21, 2017
Below are examples of alfalfa and grass prices being paid FOB barn/stack (except for those noted as delivered, which is indicated by a "d" in the table below) for sel...

Nov. 14, 2017
Depending on what you’re looking for, forage seed supplies range from adequate to extremely tight, said Dan Foor, chief executive officer for LaCrosse Seed. Foor based his assessment on an informal...