May 31, 2022
Polywire and metal gates aside, johnsongrass has farmers on the fence. On one hand, this warm-season perennial grass can be a high-quality feedstuff...


May 31, 2022
Nicknames are commonplace in the human world: James is Jim, Robert is Bob, and Deborah is Deb. However, shortening the names of agronomic crops sometimes causes more confusion than clarity...


May 24, 2022
High diesel prices and weather-related delays threaten to turn planting season into a stressful situation. Take away some of the tension and improve fuel efficiency by only inflating tractor tires...


May 24, 2022
In most states, dry summer weather no longer comes as a surprise — it is to be expected. Therefore, establishing a drought management plan is essential to maintaining forage and livestock production...


May 17, 2022
Thousands of words have been uttered or written touting the importance of a timely first-cut forage harvest. But what makes a harvest timely?...


May 17, 2022
Hay & Forage Grower is pleased to announce the return of Amber Friedrichsen as our 2022 summer editorial intern...


May 10, 2022
Big comebacks are often difficult, but it’s a great story when they do occur. For decades, crabgrass had been cursed as a weed — spat upon by even those with a relatively high weed acceptance...


May 10, 2022
First cutting is just around the corner, and this initial harvest is an opportunity to target high forage quality and yield...


May 3, 2022
While this time of year is typically associated with planting season, it also marks harvest season for winter annual cereal forages. Scheduling harvest around spring rainfall events can be difficult...


May 3, 2022
“Last year we were complaining about the increasing cost of fertilizer, and it was only about half the cost it is now,” notes Paul Beck in a recent Oklahoma State University Extension...