As we look to 2018, national hay prices aren’t expected to soar, but look for regional economics to play a heavy role in the price you pay at the farm gate.
Wayne Springer is tired of paying $300 for a bag of traited corn seed. Unafraid to change horses in midstream, the 60-year-old producer is transitioning from a row crop farm to a ranching operation.
Although spotty, there are signs of stabilization underway in portions of the Corn Belt farmland market.
Climate change is expected to reduce the growth and stature of big bluestem, a dominant prairie grass, by up to 60% over the next 75 years.
Rain, storms slow harvest across eastern South Dakota
while vegetables, fruits and livestock account for the lion’s share of organic production, organic field crops have gained in acreage and value, according to a new USDA report.
Minnesota company, Plains farm aid group set up hay convoy
The North Dakota Department of Agriculture looking for trucking donations to move hay for their hay lottery.
We need to be cognizant at all times of the potential for fires to start while baling hay or straw and take measures to minimize the potential of a fire occurring.
Dairy farmers in various parts of Wisconsin experienced severe alfalfa winterkill and injury this past winter. Losses were the greatest on heavy soil types with poorer drainage.
The estimate of area harvested was unchanged from the figure shown in their June acreage report and only up a fraction of a percent from last year.