Farmers can prevent hay fires by monitoring hay temperature after baling according to Tim Schnakenberg, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension.
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Dilution of fescue pastures by interseeding novel fescue is one way to solve the problem of toxic summer pastures.
Last year's extreme weather conditions created a forage shortage. As a result, many pastures were overgrazed.
If Congress keeps much of the present law, it’s possible that a new farm bill could be passed in early 2018, says a University of Missouri policy analyst.