Drought, prolonged cold weather, and the resulting lengthen winter grazing season, all contributed to a slow green-up in the Midwest this year. University of Missouri's Craig Roberts says focus on the second hay cutting.
Many are asking that during this drought, but if farmers wait to apply fertilizer until it rains, a major part of the benefit will be lost.
Prickly Pear is one of those tenacious, tough to handle weeds that you hate to find growing in your pastures and hay fields.
Quite often we become like baseball players trying the same routine.
There are some situations when manure will work well in wheat rotations and others that should be used with caution.
Careful management early in a drought minimizes long-term stand damage.
Fertilizer and lime applications have measurable impact on soil fertility in future growing seasons.