Nov. 28, 2023
One of the reasons Northern alfalfa producers sometimes like to take a late cutting of alfalfa is to keep that brown, stemmy, overwintered fall regrowth from potentially lowering the quality...


Nov. 28, 2023
Most beef producers don’t realize how much of their production cost is accounted for by hay and feed...


Nov. 21, 2023
Forage producers across the country insured a record 290.6 million acres under the Pasture, Forage, and Rangeland (PRF) insurance program in 2023. So far this year, participants have received an avera...


Nov. 21, 2023
It’s not unusual to find various species of oak trees growing within or along the borders of pastures. In such situations, acorns can easily be found scattered on the ground during this time of year...


Nov. 14, 2023
Even with haying equipment parked in the shed for the season, the wheels of forage management shouldn’t stop turning...


Nov. 14, 2023
Like refrigerated foods left on the counter, bales stored outside have a greater risk of spoilage. Mark Johnson with Oklahoma State University suggests good hay storage is always important...


Nov. 7, 2023
By now, some of this year’s corn silage has been in storage long enough to have undergone fermentation and is ready to be fed...


Nov. 7, 2023
Feeding hay during winter is usually not up for debate. How hay is fed can and often should be.When temperatures drop to single digits, feeding hay is not the sort of activity that draws people to enter ag...


Oct. 31, 2023
Northern regions are expected to experience warmer temperatures this winter while southeastern states can anticipate higher rainfall, according to the U.S. Winter Outlook...


Oct. 31, 2023
“A lot of livestock producers like playing with the animals but forget to manage the forage along with them,” began Jeff Lehmkuhler at this year’s Beginning Grazing School held in Versailles, Ky...