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.
From one study, it appears the assumptions we make on grading finished Holstein steers were simply convenient estimates from beef breeds. Dr. Ty Lawrence suggests Holstein steers should get heavier for heftier profits.
Sugar analyses of fresh forage can be greatly affected by how you handle the sample and how the lab dries the sample, says Kurt Cotanch, William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute forage lab director. There's gro
The history of grain sorghum in California dates back to 1874, when a small consignment of white and brown Durra was brought from Egypt. It has gone on to become an important forage in California and across the nation.
Dairy producers have successfully harvested, stored and fed high moisture corn for many years. By now, most have the routine down pat. But when things go wrong, it's often the lack of high moisture that causes problems.