Most of cattle country has had abundant to excessive moisture this year—as evident from my travels from Oklahoma to Montana.
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
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.
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.
All hay contains some mold, but when mold becomes noticeable the decisions become important.
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.
High-moisture grass baled above 24% moisture can cause spontaneous combustion. Overheated bales can burn down a hay barn.