Oct. 17, 2017
As winter sets in, much of the Southern Plains will once again turn toward wheat pastures for their grazing needs. With adequate rainfall, this wealth of protein and energy could be available to many...


Oct. 17, 2017
An alfalfa hay sample submitted by Seldom Rest Farm, Pulaski, Tenn., had the highest relative forage quality (RFQ) in this year’s Southeastern Hay Contest presented by Massey Ferguson. A total of 32...


Oct. 10, 2017
A record total of 1,066 samples from XX different states and provinces comprised the field of entries for this year’s World Forage Analysis Superbowl. The highest placing samples were on display las...


Oct. 10, 2017
“Once pastures have been stockpiled for late fall and winter grazing, how they are utilized can dramatically impact grazing days per acre,” begins Chris Teutsch, forage extension specialist with t...


Oct. 3, 2017
As fall ushers in cooler weather, producers often see revitalized pastures shortly before productivity drops off for the winter. While this is great for tall fescue and orchardgrass, it can also prove...


Oct. 3, 2017
Prices for all types of hay lost ground during August, according to USDA’s most recent Agricultural Prices report released last week.The all-hay price for August was pegged at $136 per ton, which wa...


Sept. 26, 2017
Horse hay growers share their insights on growing and selling horse hay. They discuss production practices, risks, forage species, economics, and some of the challenges of producing horse hay...


Sept. 26, 2017
“Grazing cornstalks is arguably the best cost-saving strategy that Midwestern cattlemen can deploy,” says Travis Meteer, extension educator with the University of Illinois. In a recent Cattle Con...


Sept. 19, 2017
In the fall, a combination of wet soils and wet silage crops is never a good one. In his September issue of Crops and Soils News, Tom Kilcer outlines recommendations to deal with moisture issues this...


Sept. 19, 2017
Advanced pasture management tools could be right at your fingertips in a few years. The University of Missouri (MU) Extension is in the process of creating a mobile application to aid decision-making...