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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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AT-A-GLANCE: In an effort to create additional silage tonnage and supplement nitrogen, a Montana producer sows soybeans into silage corn.

Raising soybeans in corn silage – it’s a little unconventional, but who can argue with success?

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Have you thought about planting cover crops this year, but don’t know where to start?

As more and more farmers experiment with cover crops for the first time, a number of questions come up. The following are some of the most frequently asked questions I hear.

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Mississippi State University Prairie Research Unit didn’t feed the 90 to 110 large round bales per week they usually do; this year they fed zero.

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The phrase “garbage in, garbage out” was originally used in the field of computer science. Long before it existed, my father had his own saying.

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Many horse managers have a keen eye for hay quality, but their buying habits may seem fickle because they need forages to fit an array of unique preferences and animal performance requirements.

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Corn hybrid selection on a dairy farm is an important consideration. When it comes to nutritional quality in a dairy ration, not all corn is created equal. Yield, starch content, starch digestibility, fiber digestibility and other nutritive characteristics vary depending on hybrid genetics.

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