Feb. 13, 2024
The agricultural industry is often under scrutiny for its greenhouse gas emissions — more specifically, its methane emissions from ruminants like cattle. But this methane belongs to a natural cycle...

Feb. 8, 2024
Not all teenagers have a clear image of their careers, but a young Rodney Boll knew his would look like the view of a hayfield from the seat of a tractor...

Feb. 6, 2024
As people gathered in Punxsutawney, Pa., to see whether the infamous groundhog with the same namesake would see his shadow, hundreds of others attended the CattleFax Outlook Seminar on the main stage...

Feb. 6, 2024
Feed costs make up the largest piece of the expense pie for cow-calf operations. While this slice comprises the total cost of grazing, hay production, and supplemental feed, focusing on the former fac...

Jan. 30, 2024
Sulfur is a key component of many plant compounds and processes. The nutrient is found in two amino acids that are used for protein synthesis, and it is critical for chlorophyll production...

Jan. 30, 2024
Cover crops are often considered for the functions derived from the first half of their name...

Jan. 23, 2024
To Will Carter, Pintlala Creek is more than a scribbled line that runs through the middle of a map of Alabama — it is a symbol of environmental stewardship that borders his beef farm...

Jan. 23, 2024
In addition to brightening up the inside of a seed bag, colorful seed coatings can serve several functions for alfalfa establishment...

Jan. 16, 2024
Bermudagrass is a staple species in many Southeastern hayfields. Even so, unpredictable rainfall patterns and extended periods of wet weather can make harvesting this warm-season grass a daunting task...

Jan. 16, 2024
Almost every region of the United States saw record-high temperatures in December, but the extended forecast calls for much colder conditions. With artic air sweeping across the central states...