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March 1, 2019

Current Progressive Forage Digital Edition

This issue brings you help for pasture issues while you’re in the thick of winter and frozen mud. A grazing app and the economics of grazing cool-season annual forages are just some of the ideas discussed.

A Wisconsin dairy shares their experiences with homegrown forages, and tell why it’s worked for them. We also bring you technical help with understanding forage analysis, avoiding glyphosate injury in RR alfalfa, simplifying grain drill calibrations and taking a look at who's investing in farmland.

As always, you’ll find great mechanical help from our regular Equipment Hub column, and enjoy the insights of columnists Brad Nelson (Tales of a Hay Hauler), Paul Marchant (Irons in the Fire) and Lance Phillips (Old Iron).


Progressive Forage Issue 1 2019

January 1

January is a good time to evaluate things like whether to grow a cover crop or let land remain fallow, and the economics of that decision. It’s a good time to review alfalfa and grass test results across your region and decide on which parts of production you can maximize or make more efficient. In our January issue, we’ve got you covered!

And don’t forget to read our popular columnists - Old Iron for tractor lovers, Irons in the Fire for ranch perspectives and humor, Tales of a Hay Hauler for ag perspectives and values, and Equipment Hub for all equipment gearheads. There’s something for everyone.

Progressive Forage Issue 2 2019

February 1

Spring planting is right around the corner, and we’ve got you covered. You’ll find tips on what to look for before you head to the co-op to shop for seed as well as a detailed look at an Oklahoma producer’s summer cover crop mix.

Also, for those with livestock, it might be a good time to plan for this year’s grazing season. Things might not always go according to plan, but having a plan in place can help you achieve your grazing goals and adapt to the unexpected.

Lastly, don’t forget to see how your Alfalfa Checkoff dollars are being spent in our latest research update.