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    Cheap Hay Proves More Expensive Long-Term

    After a season crippled with hay shortages and exorbitant feed costs, cattle producers are digging out the last of their bales for […]

    March 15, 2023
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    U.S. Hay Stocks at Record Low Levels

    Two years of severe-to-exceptional drought conditions have depleted U.S. hay stocks. USDA’s most recent hay stocks report showed 71.9 million tons in […]

    January 19, 2023
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    Grain Sorghum Residue Makes Quality Winter Forage

    Forage that meets nutrient requirements throughout winter months is critical to raising beef cows. Generally, forage that contains crop residues like wheat […]

    January 10, 2023
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    7 Tips for Smart Cattle Feeding this Winter

    As cattle producers face winter conditions with limited hay and forage resources, the University of Missouri Extension office has seven tips to […]

    November 28, 2022
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    High Corn Prices, Lowest U.S. Hay Production in 70 Years Means Continued Feed Strain on Cattle Producers

    Cattle producers must dig deep for feed to round out the year. Corn futures have increased more over the past two months […]

    October 24, 2022
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    3 Things to Consider for Proper Round Bale Storage

    Hay is a hot commodity during a time when sweeping drought conditions, wildfires and steep costs add a luxury price to each […]

    October 18, 2022
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    Hay Supplies Shrink as Prices Soar

    USDA’s August Crop Production report included alfalfa hay production forecasts for 2022 at 49.1 million tons, down 0.3% from last year and […]

    August 17, 2022
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    Four Tips to Reduce Cattle Feed Costs

    Cutting cattle feed costs is a priority for producers struggling with rising input costs and have cattle herds impacted by severe drought […]

    August 4, 2022
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    Great Plains Drought, Wildfire Destroy Livestock and Forage

    The Great Plains region continues to be ravaged by severe drought and wildfires. The already drought-plagued area wreaked havoc on crops and […]

    April 20, 2022
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    Expect Higher Feed Prices this Winter, A Management Strategy Can Help Weather the Storm

    The impact from this year’s drought continues to hit cattle producers across the country. Add already-high feed costs to the mix and […]

    October 19, 2021