May 4, 2021
The average price of U.S. alfalfa hay in March climbed for the fourth consecutive month, according to USDA’s Agricultural Prices report. The price of other hay (mostly grass) declined by just $1 per...

May 4, 2021
The National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance (NAFA) reminds alfalfa growers that USDA reopened the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2) as a component of the administration’s Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative.The USDA is dedicating $6.5 billion in funding to reach a broader set...

May 4, 2021
Touting the benefits of harvesting high-quality forages is nothing new. By doing so, feed costs are minimized, and milk production is maximized. The value of feeding high-quality forages may reac...

May 4, 2021
Although the popularity of game shows on television has never been higher, rarely do you hear questions that pertain to agriculture. One might argue that there needs to be a game show with...

April 27, 2021
During my high school years, finding new boundaries was just a part of the maturation process...

April 27, 2021
Nighttime temperatures last week were low enough to frost or freeze alfalfa plants across a large swath of the United States...

April 27, 2021
The positive benefits that legumes provide to pastures and animals are well known. Still, some graziers cite reasons for not maintaining a significant legume presence in their pastures...

April 27, 2021
Teff grass has always been one of those fringe warm-season grass options, but it has gained in popularity over the past 10 years...

April 22, 2021
Driving unabated in the eastbound lane across I-90 in South Dakota, I heard the familiar ringtone of my cellphone...

April 22, 2021
One of the most memorable visions documented in the Bible is experienced by the prophet Ezekiel. Often referred to as the Valley of Dry Bones, the story has inspired many Sunday school lessons...