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We’ve scoured the news sources for you to provide coverage of forage news and current events.

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In March 2016, Progressive Forage published a story on a biocontrol nematode that looked promising for control of the alfalfa snout beetle. This is a follow-up report on the progress of that enterprise.

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Have you wondered what others are reading? We’ve recapped for you the “off the charts” articles receiving the most website traffic from our 2016 lineup.

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In January, the National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance (NAFA) is kicking off the first-ever Alfalfa Checkoff – U.S. Alfalfa Farmer Research Initiative. The new checkoff is a farmer-funded investment in alfalfa-related research to help drive innovation and profitability in the alfalfa industry.

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Wisconsin dairy producers are increasingly adopting a practice that makes economic and environmental sense: They plant oats in early to mid-August and either allow cattle to graze them through late November or harvest the crop in early November for later use.

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A number of universities and other organizations compile yield data from annual crop variety field trials. Crops tested varies by state. Data may be useful for seed and crop selection for the coming year. Check these websites for results in your area.

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Rock River Laboratory Inc. has released a breakdown report of lab results for mycotoxins in the 2016 harvest (Table 1), and it isn’t pretty. The breakdown includes percentages of mycotoxin breakdowns including aflatoxin, fumonisin, ochratoxin, vomitoxin, zearalenone, mold and yeast.

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