Blog Posts

  • Cow in field

    Summer Annual Success

    Paige Smart, Southeast AgriSeeds

    Watch a YouTube video about summer annuals and their importance on livestock farms.

  • rain on grass

    When the Rain Stops…

    Anonymous

    At some point, there will be a lapse in the rain and we can all get in the fields and get to the farm work that has been stacking up. Of this long list, there are a few items that are critical for summer annual forage management.

  • Field of crabgrass

    Red River Crabgrass as a Forage

    Paige Smart, Southeast AgriSeeds

    If you have ever been in the row crop or bermudagrass hay business, the name “crabgrass” makes you cringe. This prolific summer annual grass has been rampant across the Southeast for years, showing itself in corn and soybean fields and filling in between fescue and bermudagrass plants in pastures. Its capacity to reseed, “crawl”, survive through…

  • two horses in a field

    Horses: A List of Concerns

    Anonymous

    Horses have different digestive systems and nutritional needs than high-producing ruminants like sheep or cattle, which gives them some unique sensitivities to various forage issues. Horses and other livestock tend to avoid plants that don’t agree with them because they find them unpalatable, unless they lack other feed options (such as in an…