Insect Alert for Forages

Dan Cattle, Georgia, Livestock

According to a note from University of Georgia Professor and State Forage Extension Specialist, Dennis Hancock, forage producers need to be on the lookout as Fall Armyworms and Bermudagrass Stem Maggot have been spotted at treatable levels in the Southern 2/3rds of Georgia. While certain insects can cause damage to forage crops, the potential for damage may not always justify …

Perilla Mint

Perilla Mint: Continue to Scout Through the Fall

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. (ACES) – In some areas of the state, the hot, dry weather may have limited the availability of some forages. These conditions often tempt livestock to consume anything that is green. Some poisonous plants have become masters at surviving these conditions. Perilla mint is one of the most dangerous. Characteristics An escaped ornamental, the leaves of perilla …


Southeast Producers Invited to Corn Silage & Forage Field Day

Dan Corn

Producers from across the Southeast are invited to attend the 2019 Corn Silage and Forage Field Day, June 20 at the University of Georgia, Tifton Campus Conference Center. It is an opportunity for producers and growers to see the newest varieties of corn and summer annuals growing in the various test plots and get updates on information related to forage …

alfalfa forage

$1.9 Million for Alfalfa and Forage Research

Dan Industry News Release

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced the availability of $1.9 million in funding for research and development to improve the agricultural productivity, profitability, and conservation of the U.S. alfalfa forage industry. Funding is made through NIFA’s Alfalfa and Forage Research Program (AFRP).