Dec. 19, 2017
When the bite of winter takes hold, forage intake can rise by 30 percent. Beef animals use most of this additional intake to meet the higher maintenance requirement imposed by colder temperatures, acc...

Dec. 19, 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...

Dec. 12, 2017
If alfalfa helps to put food on your table in any way, the Noble Research Institute’s “Alfalfa Breeder’s Toolbox” deserves some of your time...

Dec. 12, 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)...

Dec. 11, 2017
A wide range of opinions is held by beef producers regarding the value of shade for grazing livestock. In the southeastern U.S., where summers come with relentless heat and humidity, there are still p...

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...