Producers Worry About Lack Of Feed and Bedding Come Fall
AgDay National Reporter Betsy Jibben talks with John Metzger, a dairy farmer from Kimmell, Indiana and Marcelo Oberto, an independent dairy consultant.
The last several months Pennsylvania dairy producers have received less than $16/cwt for their milk. The average breakeven milk price on many farms hovers around $18 to $19/cwt, so right now producers are hurting financ
Here at Miner Institute our silage packer Henry takes multiple hand grab samples of each field that goes into the bunker. This is for all cuttings, hay crop and corn silage. We've found value in tracking forage qu
Now that crops are in storage it's time to plan the forage utilization for 2016. It is tempting to rely on previous experience in determining forage needs. However, this can lead to some costly management mistakes
Dairy farmers across the Midwest are struggling with corn harvest, battling rainy days and muddy fields as corn silage continues to dry down. Rainfall totals have exceeded 2" or more beyond normal amounts.
Projected U.S. feed grain ending stocks for 2015/16 are unchanged this month with only small offsetting increases for barley imports and exports and no changes to supply and use projections for the other feed grains.
Main concerns about alfalfa production during this time of the year are the potential for winter injury and winter kill. We have had a pretty mild winter with some cold temperatures and some above freezing temperatures