Latest News From Hay

Blister Beetle Blamed for Death of Wisconsin Horses

Hay tainted by a toxic beetle is blamed for the deaths of at least 13 horses and illnesses to dozens of others on a Wisconsin ranch.

10 months ago
Endopyte Infected Fescue and Ergot is "Right on Schedule"

Dilution of fescue pastures by interseeding novel fescue is one way to solve the problem of toxic summer pastures.

1 year ago
Most of cattle country has had abundant to excessive moisture this year—as evident from my travels from Oklahoma to Montana.
Derrell Peel: Green Grass and High Water

Most of cattle country has had abundant to excessive moisture this year—as evident from my travels from Oklahoma to Montana.

1 year ago
Fescue pasture that has seeded out.
Regrowth Fescue Offers Potential Hay Baling Time for Beef Cow Herds

A long-delayed spring grass-growing season with frequent rains didn't give days for making hay. Regrowth season just ahead holds promise, says a University of Missouri forage specialist.

1 year ago
Hay Season is Coming Soon, Refresh Your Production Strategy

Hopefully, the first round of hay harvest only a few weeks away. Two free “Beef Tips” videos from Purdue Extension could help beef producers maximize the quality and quantity of their forage crops.

1 year ago
Hay Season is Coming Soon, Refresh Your Production Strategy

Hopefully, the first round of hay harvest only a few weeks away. Two free “Beef Tips” videos from Purdue Extension could help beef producers maximize the quality and quantity of their forage crops.

1 year ago
How Much Hay Will a Cow Consume?

Estimating forage usage by cows is an important part of the task of calculating winter feed needs. Hay or standing forage intake must be estimated in order to make the calculations.

2 years ago
How Much Hay Do You Really Need This Winter?

Don’t get caught by higher hay prices later this winter—be as accurate with your hay needs as you can now while you still have time to adjust your feeding plans.

2 years ago