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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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Most perennial pasture forage produces dry matter during warm periods when there is ample rainfall. Warm-season plants cease replacement of utilized top-growth after the first killing frost.

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The recipe for successful grazing of stockpiled forages starts months before you turn in the livestock.

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At the American Forage and Grassland Council’s annual meeting in Roanoke, Virginia, this past January, I was asked to summarize and present the scientific literature on mob grazing. This article provides a distilled version of that research summary.

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As summer temperatures increase, hot spots and mold may form in the bunker. Carefully managing the bunker during feedout will help ensure you’re providing cows with the nutrients they need to be productive. Below are a few tips to consider.

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For those who raise livestock, making hay is a way of life. However, after going through another frustrating hay season dealing with weather and equipment, there has to be a better way … and there is.

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It is the time of year that our office begins receiving calls about getting rid of toxic tall fescue. The calls are really questions: “How to?” ... “When to?” ... “What to?” Let’s go through these questions, beginning at the end with the ultimate question: What should I plant after I get rid of my toxic tall fescue?

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