Feb. 15, 2022
Making hay on your own farm or purchasing hay from a trusted neighbor generally means that you can be pretty sure of what you’re getting. When hay inventories are stressed in a region such as the No...


Feb. 15, 2022
The sun is setting later and later each day, and grazing season is just beyond the horizon. With that said, producers will need to make many decisions before livestock can be put out on pasture, inclu...


Feb. 8, 2022
If you found yourself coming up a little short on grazing material for growing animals this past fall and early winter, researchers at the University of Nebraska can offer some information to possibly...


Feb. 8, 2022
If ever there were an animal in trouble with toxic endophyte-infected tall fescue, red clover would likely have been able to help prevent the issue. This legume can remedy vasoconstriction in cattle...


Feb. 1, 2022
Producers may be digging deep into their pockets to purchase fertilizer this year. However, such an investment might not be necessary for fields where corn and small grains follow alfalfa...


Feb. 1, 2022
With China being the source of many of our livestock vitamin supplies, the cost of vitamin supplementation has taken a significant turn upward during the past couple of years...


Jan. 25, 2022
Feeding dairy cattle high-forage diets can improve overall herd health, improve milk component levels, and lower feed costs...


Jan. 25, 2022
A severe case of sticker shock is sweeping across the forage industry as producers watch fertilizer prices climb higher and higher...


Jan. 18, 2022
Most grazing systems are anchored by perennial forages, which means there are parts of the year when pasture productivity will take a plunge...


Jan. 18, 2022
With fertilizer currently priced at about $1 per unit of nitrogen, farmers and extension specialists are turning over every rock to try to find economical means of producing forage without buying a lot of nitrogen...