Aug. 1, 2023
Whether dry conditions deter forage growth or rainfall shortens the harvest window, farmers may have a hay crop that is lower in yield or quality than they anticipated this year...

July 25, 2023
A dry start to the growing season made for smooth sailing as many hay producers cut forage without worrying their crop would be rained on...

July 25, 2023
The summer slump has likely struck in pastures or hayfields with cool-season forage species...

July 18, 2023
Miller Adams created 50-foot corridors between every 50 feet of trees in his silvopasture system. He then seeded the open areas to switchgrass to promote better forage production during the summer...

July 18, 2023
Forage regrowth after a hay harvest tends to be rather uniform considering the cut height was the same across the stand...

July 11, 2023
After attending the highly anticipated parades and firework displays, it may feel like the dog days of summer are on a downward trend toward the fall...

July 11, 2023
Although it doesn’t necessarily have to rain for one to take a rain check, the figure of speech implies a change of plans...

July 11, 2023
Photo: University of MinnesotaWith a historically dry start to the summer, farmers would probably appreciate any form of rain in their forage stands...

July 4, 2023
In many cases, alfalfa tends to take the cake when it comes to a farmer’s favorite forage...

July 4, 2023
Potato leafhoppers have maintained a low profile so far this year, but they may soon make their presence known...