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Aug 16, 2017

Preventing an Unwanted Baler Fire

We need to be cognizant at all times of the potential for fires to start while baling hay or straw and take measures to minimize the potential of a fire occurring.
Aug 15, 2017

Farmer to Farmer Website Links Forage Buyers to Sellers

Dairy farmers in various parts of Wisconsin experienced severe alfalfa winterkill and injury this past winter. Losses were the greatest on heavy soil types with poorer drainage.
Jun 23, 2017

Harvesting and Handling High-quality Baleage

Baleage can provide a high-quality fermented forage, but careful attention to management is needed to produce a consistent, uniform feed.
Jun 20, 2017

Failing to Plan for Drought is Planning to Fail

Due to dry conditions, livestock producers should expect to see a reduction in grazeable forage. Drought management plans will be vital if the drought continues into the growing season.
Jun 16, 2017

Made in the Shade: Research Focuses on Combining Forestry and Forage

Silvopasture – the practice of combining forestry with forage and livestock production – is rare in North America, but the practice could bring both economic and environmental benefits on marginal lands where traditional row cropping hasn’t worked.
Feb 28, 2017

Atrazine Under the Magnifying Glass

Atrazine, one of farmers' least expensive and most effective chemicals for weed control, is under the magnifying glass.
Jan 02, 2017

Cattle Outlook: Cow Herd Expansion Continues

Cow herd expansion appears to be on the rise.
Dec 27, 2016

Cattle Outlook: Placements Up, Not as Much as Marketings

Feedlot marketings were up 16.6% in November, while placements rose 15%.
Dec 18, 2016

Cattle Outlook: Retail Prices Down from Last Year

Retail beef prices have come up in the past month, but they are down from last year.