As the summer comes to a close farmers need to think about when to harvest their corn for silage. Each year there are a different set of growing conditions.
Accumulated or stockpiled forage can be an excellent source of forage for animals.
The Weekly Hay Market Report for the Upper Midwest as of July 31 shows that hay prices across the Midwest have been increasing at nearly all locations.
Vegetables and field crops can sustain significant yield reduction from fungal diseases or in the case of late blight, total crop loss.
Spotted wing drosophila is an invasive vinegar fly native to Southeast Asia. This invasive fly is very similar in size and appearance to the common fruit fly.