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RMA Changes Haying and Grazing Date

Dan Cattle, Livestock, Pasture

It was recently announced those who planted cover crops on prevented planted acres can hay, graze or chop those fields earlier than November this year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) adjusted the 2019 final haying and grazing date from November 1 to September 1 to help farmers. Here is RMA Administrator Martin Barbre. He explains …


USDA’s Final Pasture Report for the Season

Dan Pasture

USDA has released their final pasture report for 2018, and Stephanie Ho has a story on how the nation’s pastures are shaping up in this last report for the season. Final Pasture Report-1 USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey points to some surprisingly well-rated pastures in the middle of the country. Final Pasture Report-2