Winter Wheat May Have More Value as Forage Than Taking It to Grain
May 4, 2023
Due to current cattle market conditions, and the price and availability of hay, Nebraska Extension Educator Aaron Berger evaluates the value of grazing or haying winter wheat this year.
Pasture and Forage Minute: 2023 Grazing Plans, Preventing Grass Tetany
March 30, 2023
With spring officially here, it's time to put 2023 grazing plans in place and be on the lookout for signs of grass tetany.
FarmBits Podcast: Instant Insights with Intelia
March 17, 2023
In the latest episode, FarmBits investigates livestock sensors for poultry, which track bird health, barn temperature, food consumption and more to deliver producers real-time insights on their flock.
FarmBits Podcast: Smart Fencing
March 17, 2023
The FarmBits team interviews UNL master's student Kaitlyn Dozler to learn more about how virtual fencing can minimize the labor and time commitments required for rotational grazing.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Understanding TDN Values, Planning Summer Grazing
February 21, 2023
A review of the impact of TDN values in hay tests, and considerations for spring and summer forage plans following the severe drought conditions and heavy grazing experienced in 2022.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Avoiding Tetany, Nitrate Issues, Calculating Pasture Rental Rates
February 7, 2023
Extension educators review the importance of testing winter hay and monitoring animals for tetany and nitrate poisoning, and factors to consider while calculating pasture lease rates.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Understanding ADF and NDF, Hay Quality After Calving
February 16, 2023
The series on hay test readings continues with a review of ADF and NDF; reviewing the importance of feeding high quality hay after calving is done.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Grazing with Snow Cover, Forage Inventory
January 31, 2023
Insights on the importance of snow cover for pastures and its impacts on livestock, and taking inventory of feed resources for the remainder of winter.