LATEST NEWS FROM Hay and Forage

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10:22AM Jun 18, 2019

Derrell Peel: Green Grass and High Water

Most of cattle country has had abundant to excessive moisture this year—as evident from my travels from Oklahoma to Montana.

13:20PM Jun 17, 2019

Producers Worry About Lack Of Feed and Bedding Come Fall

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

Producers Worry About Lack Of Feed and Bedding Come Fall AgDay National Reporter Betsy Jibben talks with John Metzger, a dairy farmer from Kimmell, Indiana and Marcelo Oberto, an independent

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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.

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.