Sept. 4, 2018
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 selected states at the end of t...

Aug. 31, 2018
Over two-thirds of all agricultural land in the U.S. is grasslands, with a large economic value as well as many ecosystem benefits. Forage crop systems enjoyed maximum popularity in the middle of the 20th century after the Dust Bowl era, with pastures and hayfields recognized for their soil conservation benefits. In those times, the land-grant college system provided significant funding, infrastructure, and support for a relatively large number of forage crop scientists...

Aug. 28, 2018
• The 2018 average value of cropland in the U.S. rose 1 percent from last year to $4,130 per acre, according to USDA’s Agricultural Land Values report released last week. The largest percentage ju...

Aug. 28, 2018
Drought and other weather maladies usually prompt the need for additional forage production in the fall and early spring. But even in a normal growing season, it often makes good sense to conserve sto...

Aug. 28, 2018
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 selected states at the end of the...

Aug. 21, 2018
Some cattle producers who make hay from alfalfa-grass or pure alfalfa fields during the summer may choose to graze these fields in the late fall...

Aug. 21, 2018
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 selected states at the end of the d...

Aug. 21, 2018
Planting wheat in the fall with the expectation of both grazing cattle and harvesting the grain during the next year is a common practice in the Southern Plains...

Aug. 14, 2018
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 selected states at the end of...

Aug. 7, 2018
In what has proven to be a common annual phenomenon for the hay market, the average market price of hay declined in June, based on USDA’s most recent Agricultural Prices report released last week...