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Forage Types

Hay, silage and pasture is your business, and it's our focus. Take your operation to the next level with the help of our comprehensive and practical information, education and technology about various forage types.

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In the last several decades, two grazing management strategies have become the go-to for most pasture-based livestock operations: rotational and mob grazing.

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Weed control in pasture and hay is as much a matter of when you spray as what you spray. I’d like to share some thoughts on both in the hopes it might help you in your weed control efforts this year. Let’s take a moment to first review the basic weed life cycles.

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Corn silage harvest is one of the most important events on a dairy farm as it can greatly impact your herd’s production potential for the coming year. Two of the most important items to focus on during corn silage harvest are whole plant dry matter/moisture and kernel processing. 

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The constant trade-off between time and money management is a never-ending battle for producers. Fencing can be a particularly tough decision on whether to spend more money on materials or spend the long, hard hours fixing something that will inevitably be knocked down again.

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You chop it, truck it, cover it, throw tires on it, sample it, unload it and feed it. It’s normal and day to day. That is, until the mundane becomes the undreamed of. 

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Numerous studies have concluded that one of the most important influences on dairy farm profitability is forage quality: Higher-quality forage leads to a greater likelihood of a profitable dairy business. But what metrics of forage quality are most important?

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