LATEST NEWS FROM Hay and Forage

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14:45PM Jun 12, 2019

Slow Spring Shaves Hay Yield, Quality Issues

The Livestock Marketing Information Center (LMIC) lowered hay yields across the board this week and edged prices up as this spring continues to have devastating impact on fields and fieldwork.
08:45AM Jun 12, 2019

Congress Introduces Bill to Address Feed Shortages After Disasters

Wyatt Bechtel
Associate Editor
The Feed Emergency Enhancement During Disasters Act (FEEDD Act) would allow producers who are utilizing prevent plant to at least graze, hay or chop a cover crop to feed livestock.
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07:40AM Jun 10, 2019

Dealing with Moldy Hay

Glenn Selk
Oklahoma State University Extension beef specialist
All hay contains some mold, but when mold becomes noticeable the decisions become important.
11:10AM Jun 07, 2019

Delayed Planting Challenges: Alternative Forages

With the excessively wet planting conditions much of the Midwest is now experiencing, many producers are looking for “Plan B” to meet forage needs for their livestock.
09:40AM Jun 06, 2019

Baling Wet Hay Becomes Hot News

Duane Dailey
AgWeb Contributor
High-moisture grass baled above 24% moisture can cause spontaneous combustion. Overheated bales can burn down a hay barn.
11:21AM May 31, 2019

Understanding Wet Hay

Glenn Selk
Oklahoma State University Extension beef specialist
The timing of the rains can make it difficult for producers that are trying hard to put quality hay in the bale for next winter’s feed supply.
21:16PM May 29, 2019

Regrowth Fescue Offers Potential Hay Baling Time for Beef Cow Herds

Duane Dailey
AgWeb Contributor
A long-delayed spring grass-growing season with frequent rains didn't give days for making hay. Regrowth season just ahead holds promise, says a University of Missouri forage specialist.