During its anniversary year, the institute will celebrate the importance of the land, recognize farmers and ranchers, and highlight their contributions to the public at large through special campaigns.
The 2017 Starbuck wildfire devastated rural ranching towns across four states. Three years on, resilience in both the land and people bands this community together.
The most important number to review on a forage analysis is the ADF or NDF content of a forage on a dry matter basis not crude protein.
One of the “normal” elements of this highly abnormal time is the fact that hay-making season soon will commence throughout most of the country.
Healthy soils are as important as cattle health for ranch success.
Fescue is hardy, but can harbor a fungus that causes health issues for cattle. It also crowds out native plants, which can harm pollinator populations. A Virginia Tech study aims
Weather challenges in 2019 led to many questions about the quantity and quality of hay production and supply heading into 2020.