Jan. 1, 2023
One can only imagine what it was like for Daryl Woldt to get bathroom time back in the day, but you get the impression he wouldn’t have had it any other way. The fourth-generation dairy farmer and h...

Jan. 1, 2023
There was a day not too long ago when potash (0-0-60/62) fertilizer would cost a farmer far less than $400 per ton. In fact, for the entirety of 2019 and 2020, potash sat below that historically low p...

Jan. 1, 2023
Ron Locke has been to almost every country in the world, but few people knew exactly where he was or why he was there. He won’t tell you — even if you ask. But for the past 24 years, it’s been m...

Dec. 27, 2022
At this time last year, the average price for alfalfa hay (all qualities) had broken through the $200 per ton barrier; in fact; that occurred in mid-2021. It was easy to wonder how much higher hay pri...

Dec. 27, 2022
It’s been another year of ups and downs on farms and ranches. If you weren’t locked in on eHay Weekly every Tuesday morning, here’s a list of the 10 most popular articles that filtered through y...

Dec. 20, 2022
“Alfalfa is a virtuous queen,” began Dennis Hancock while speaking to a packed house at the World Alfalfa Congress last month in San Diego, Calif. “There is a long list of well-known production...

Dec. 20, 2022
Widespread drought in the western Fescue Belt caused significant damage or death to tall fescue pastures, according to Bruno Pedreira and Dale Helwig, an area agronomist and extension agent, res...

Dec. 13, 2022
This past year saw the Southern Plains and western Midwest regions get rocked by drought. These same areas are dense with beef cattle found in both large and small herds.Drought can be devastati...

Dec. 13, 2022
One more practice to add to the current list of fescue toxicity mitigation strategies for beef cattle may have been discovered.Researchers at the University of Arkansas (UA) have found that the common...

Dec. 6, 2022
“When I tell people what I do, my explanation usually elicits a lot of confused looks,” said Josh Callen regarding his company’s quest to document Western hay markets in his weekly newsletter Th...