Feb. 14, 2024
In the mixed hardwood forests of the eastern U.S., silvopasturing has struggled to take hold...


Feb. 6, 2024
As people gathered in Punxsutawney, Pa., to see whether the infamous groundhog with the same namesake would see his shadow, hundreds of others attended the CattleFax Outlook Seminar on the main stage...


Jan. 30, 2024
Forage research and extension positions at state universities weren’t getting filled from lack of research funding and budget constraints...


Jan. 25, 2024
The cow-calf industry will always be close to my heart...


Jan. 15, 2024
Though diminutive, the lowly alfalfa seed contains every genetic instruction for that plant to grow into a hearty, deep-rooted perennial legume, capable of multiple harvests, high yields, high persistence, and high quality...


Jan. 15, 2024
Keith Deweese wasn’t different from a lot of people who liked to farm but didn’t have the acres or the resources to make it a full-time occupation...


Jan. 2, 2024
A flowing river is a symbol for progress and change, and the Colorado River is specifically emblematic of the evolution of Western agriculture. Water from the river shaped and supported crop productio...


Dec. 29, 2023
Bale grazing in the eastern U.S. has its challenges compared to traditional, more Northern regions where the system is used...


Dec. 26, 2023
“The U.S. dollar is having a huge impact on hay exports,” said Scot Courtright at the Western Alfalfa & Forage Symposium earlier this month in Sparks, Nev...


Dec. 12, 2023
Many states lit up the U.S. Drought Monitor in some shade of yellow, orange, or red this past year, especially in parts of the Midwest, the High Plains, and the South...