March 19, 2024
Livestock systems across the country are ultimately anchored in the forage and feedstuffs available to them. Even as advances in the agricultural industry allow more opportunities for farms to expand...

March 18, 2024
Several out-of-state license plates cruise through Moneta, Va., in the summertime as drivers head toward Smith Mountain Lake for a weekend getaway...

March 12, 2024
Wildfire-inducing weather conditions across the Central Plains have recently set thousands of pasture and rangeland acres ablaze. In addition to the Smokehouse Creek Fire that has become the lar...

March 5, 2024
Custom grazing can diversify a forage system and improve cash flow for farmers and landowners. Bringing outside cattle into a system at specific times of the year can also benefit forage utiliza...

March 5, 2024
The spring flush is fast approaching as days grow longer and temperatures get warmer. Despite an abundance of forage, though, spring pastures are often deficient in a key mineral: magnesium. This can...

Feb. 27, 2024
Oftentimes, the hardest step to take toward achieving a goal is the first one. This is especially true for new and beginning farmers or those branching away from the family business...

Feb. 27, 2024
Compared to cattle, horses have different nutrient requirements and health conditions that can be met or affected by the hay they eat...

Feb. 26, 2024
From the ripe old age of 5 years old, Mike Williams knew he wanted to be a rancher...

Feb. 20, 2024
“Think big, start small, and scale fast.” This was the advice Jim Carroll gave the audience at the Cattle Industry Convention in Orlando, Fla., about implementing new agricultural tech...

Feb. 20, 2024
The above average temperatures spanning across the central states are likely bringing first hay cutting and grazing start dates to mind. Whether spring soil testing is in order and/or fert...