Hay: 3rd Largest U.S. Crop in Harvested Acres – Why Is It Trending Lower?

🕔Sep 20, 2018Hay is the 3rd largest U.S. crop in terms of harvest acres.  It also provides environmental services, notably erosion control.  Understanding the U.S. hay market is therefore important for both market […]

Tennessee Field Reports: Hay Cutting in Full Swing

🕔Jul 30, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 29, 2018. County Agent Comments Kenny Herndon, Carroll County Crop and pasture land is showing the results of a couple of […]

Sawyer on Crops: Bermudagrass Stem Maggot – What to Do – Podcast

🕔Jul 13, 2018Bermudagrass stem maggots are showing up in southern Georgia hay fields. In this episode of the South Georgia Pine podcast, Andrew Sawyer interviews County Agent Jeremy Kichler on the effects […]

Midwest Alfalfa: Cold Spring Weather Slows Forage Crop – DTN

🕔May 8, 2018Colder-than-average temperatures earlier this spring have delayed the growth of most forages in the Midwest, pushing back when these crops will be harvested. The lack of early season growth will […]

Livestock: Hay Prices Moved from $10 to $120 a Ton, What’s the Story? – DTN

🕔Mar 5, 2018Hay prices across the Midwest are considerably higher compared to last year at the same time and could climb even higher in the next couple months. Several factors, including lower […]

Texas: Options for Migrating Ryegrass to Warm Season Hay Production

🕔Feb 6, 2017Producers hoping to mitigate annual ryegrass growth for warm-season hay production have options and should start sooner than later, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Annual ryegrass, a […]

Texas Crop Weather: Rains to Finally Go on Break

🕔Jul 15, 2015Tired of it always raining? You’re in luck; the rains will likely cease for the rest of July. “I think you can say goodbye to the rain for a while,” […]

Arkansas Livestock: Storms Bring Twin Headaches – Disease, Diminished Hay

🕔May 27, 2015This spring’s wicked storms are giving Arkansas ranchers two kinds of headaches: declining hay quality and increased concern for livestock health due debris and bacteria stirred by floodwater. County extension […]

Georgia: Forage Conference, Perry, April 1-2

🕔Mar 23, 2015For growers interested in growing more hay per acre to increase profitability there will be a meeting at the national fair grounds in Perry on April 1-2.

Texas Crop Weather: Hay Supplies Range from Surplus to Practically Non-Existent

🕔Sep 30, 2014What is the status of statewide hay supplies? It depends upon where you are, according to Dr. Larry Redmon, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service state forage specialist, College Station. East […]

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