March 31, 2020
March 3, 2020• Current fertilizer prices from the Illinois Production Cost Report peg urea at $363 per ton or about 40 cents per pound of actual nitrogen. Potash (K2O) checks in at $364 per ton, or...

March 31, 2020
The current COVID-19 situation has all but put a halt to every planned in-person group activity, including educational events. As such, innovative distance learning techniques have been used as...

March 31, 2020
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)...

March 24, 2020
Controlling pasture growth is an ongoing struggle in many pasture systems. Yet, it is often a major determinant of livestock performance. The balancing act of offering enough forage quantity to p...

March 24, 2020
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) f...

March 17, 2020
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...

March 16, 2020
Botulism is a deadly disease with a direct relationship to certain types of compromised forage fermentation. Historically, it has not been a common occurrence, but with a higher volume of baleage bein...

March 10, 2020
As temperatures warm and cool-season perennial grasses begin growing, be ready with the nitrogen fertilizer.Exactly how much nitrogen is needed will depend on whether the field is hay or grazed, how m...

March 10, 2020
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...

March 3, 2020
If you missed the opportunity to get winter annual cereals planted last fall, spring-planted oats often make for a good Plan B if you’ll quickly need additional grazing or haying acres. Beef sp...