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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 …

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USDA Moves Cover Crop Harvest Date for Prevented-Planting Fields

Dan Industry News Release, Specialty Crops

Farmers who planted cover crops on prevented-planting acres can hay, graze or chop those fields earlier than November this year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) adjusted the 2019 final haying and grazing date from Nov. 1 to Sept. 1 to help farmers who were prevented from planting because of excess rainfall this spring. RMA says …

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Hay Contest Seeks Best in the Southeast

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia

The search is on for hay and balayage producers across the Southeast to enter the 2017 Southeastern Hay Contest. Since 2004, the SE Hay Contest has been spotlighting high-quality hay and balayage production in the Southeast. The Cooperative Extension programs in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina organize the contest each year. Results of this year’s contest will be announced …