April 26, 2016
A dearth of public dollars to support alfalfa research was the emphasis behind the National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance (NAFA) instituting a new alfalfa checkoff program...


April 13, 2016
Do you know what actually goes into TDN (total digestible nutrients), RFV (relative feed value) or milk per ton values used to buy or sell hay or silage?...


April 13, 2016
The author is a freelance writer from Bozeman, Mont., and has her own communications business, Cowpunch Creative. When it comes to grazing better, Tim Steffens says what he absolutely...


April 12, 2016
Once temperatures warm and alfalfa growth begins in the spring, the ritual of assessment is initiated...


March 31, 2016
The use of red clover in the U.S., as measured by seed production, is only about 10 percent of what it was at its peak around 1950...


March 31, 2016
Kathy Vander Kinter grew up on a 60-cow dairy farm in Fond du Lac County, Wis. After technical college, she married her husband, Luke, and moved to the Green Bay, Wis., area where she became an employ...


March 29, 2016
Documentation that the Clean Air Act of 1970 and its subsequent amendments are working continues to mount. For agriculture, the reduction of sulfur dioxide emissions into the atmosph...


March 24, 2016
The author is an assistant professor in the department of biology at Utah State University. Alfalfa stem nematodes are not new pests to alfalfa but the problems associated with their presen...


March 22, 2016
The author is a partner in Orrson Custom Farming Ltd., Apple Creek, Ohio. He is past president of the U.S. Custom Harvesters Inc. I want to take a swing at a kernel processing article...


March 22, 2016
The author is a dairy nutritional consultant and freelance agricultural writer based out of Connecticut. Progress continues to be made in the analysis of forages and in determining how they ferme...