Sept. 14, 2021
If you’re even a semi-regular reader of eHay Weekly or Hay & Forage Grower, you already know how we feel about the forage world’s reluctance to rid the industry of quality terms derived solely from acid detergent fiber (ADF) and neutral detergent fiber (NDF)...


Sept. 7, 2021
At a recent field day, Brody Stapel explained how their farm is transitioning away from alfalfa by feeding more winter cereals and summer annual forage mixtures.Double Dutch Dairy, near Cedar Grove, Wi...


Aug. 31, 2021
At no point in the history of U.S. agriculture have winter cereal grains been relied upon as a staple forage resource more than they currently are...


Aug. 19, 2021
Picture yourself with the playbook in your hands as several key decisions loom while coaching your team in the final minutes of the game. Your team is relying on you to put them in the right position...


Aug. 19, 2021
Research advocates for harvesting corn at a defined maturity and moisture content for optimal storage, utilization, and milk per acre...


Aug. 17, 2021
Harvesting corn silage at the right moisture is always important, but it may be just a little bit more important in 2021...


Aug. 10, 2021
Most everyone knows how corn should be harvested and stored to ensure the best possible performance results when it is fed...


June 8, 2021
The family of sorghum crops was once considered fodder for those who farmed in more arid regions of the U.S. and really had few other mid-summer forage alternatives.That line of thinking has gone the...


June 1, 2021
Through the years, we’ve made great strides in evaluating forage quality. With each passing new discovery and resulting new forage metric, we think we’ve got it figured out. Often, we don’t.In a...


April 28, 2021
Managing bale moisture is an important consideration in properly conserving high-quality baled silages for subsequent cash sale or use in livestock feeding operations...