High-Quality Hay Comes Down to a Few Factors

Dispelling Common Misconceptions about Hay

Everyone knows that livestock feed shouldn’t be moldy, old or otherwise low-quality hay. What everyone may not know, however, is that feeding livestock the highest quality hay at all times isn’t necessary. In fact, in many cases doing so doesn’t make sense.
cow

What Type of Hay is Best for Livestock Feed?

Everyone knows that livestock feed shouldn’t be moldy, old or otherwise low-quality hay. What everyone may not know, however, is that feeding livestock the highest quality hay at all times isn’t necessary. In fact, in many cases doing so doesn’t make sense.
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Is Overseeding Alfalfa into Alfalfa a Good Idea?

As alfalfa stands age, they also thin out. Unfortunately, it is not just older stands that thin with age. Younger stands can thin out, as well, leaving many producers wondering what can be done to strengthen these stands.
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The Lost Art of Hay Tedding is Gaining Renewed Popularity

Although it fell out of favor years ago, hay tedding is making a comeback on many farms. So, what is hay tedding and why is it enjoying a resurgence after so many years?

When it Comes to Organic or Natural Hay – What’s in a Name?

Natural hay is becoming more popular than ever. And while calling hay natural as opposed to organic – and vice versa – may seem trivial, the USDA doesn’t see it that way.

Maximizing Hay Fields in the Spring

Hay producers want – and need – to get the most out of their hay fields. That is why spring is such an important time of year when it comes to the management of hay fields and pastures.