Forage News

  • Commercial Forage Box added to hay/forage equipment lineup

    Combining size with strength, Art’s Way’s new heavy-duty commercial forage box is designed with the commercial farmer and livestock producer in mind. “The new forage box has a rugged, robust design, the materials it’s made of are chosen for their durability,” said Guadalupe Diaz, design sales engineer at Art’s Way. “It will provide years of trouble free ...

  • Forage crop promising as ecologically friendly ornamental groundcover

    A new, ecologically friendly groundcover for warm-weather landscapes is on the horizon. Rhizoma peanut, a warm-season perennial native to South America, has been used almost exclusively as a forage crop in the United States since the 1930s, but a study in the July HortScience says the perennial has potential as an ornamental groundcover or turf alternative. "Rhizoma peanut is grown in U.S. ...

  • Vermeer Honored with Third Consecutive NAEDA Dealer’s Choice Award

    Vermeer Corporation has been named “Dealer’s Choice” in the Ag/Shortline Manufacturer category for the third consecutive year by the North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA). The Dealer Choice Awards are based on results from NAEDA’s Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey, given annually to equipment dealers throughout the country. “Our customers spend so ...


    By Vermeer

  • Making more from forage: Bishop Burton farm walk 18 Feb

    Realising the true value of forage this coming season will come under the microscope at a farm walk staged at Bishop Burton College, Beverley on Wednesday 18 February. Organised by the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers and animal nutrition company, Volac, the event will focus on how to optimise the value of silage swards – what varieties to grow and how, when to cut, how to clamp ...

  • Two new limpograss cultivars released for select Florida cattlemen

    The University of Florida, in partnership with Florida Foundation Seed Producers Inc., has released two new limpograss cultivars so ranchers can increase the forage variety they feed their cattle. Florida beef cattle producers use limpograss, a warm-season, perennial grass for its high digestibility, cool-season growth and tolerance to poorly drained soils. The new lines, limpograsses 4F and 10, ...

  • Forage inoculants: The bugs must be alive

    The use of a microbial forage inoculant is the principle type of silage additive in the United States. A recent article by Renato Schmidt, PhD, Technical Services – Forage, Lallemand Animal Nutrition, entitled, “Forage ...


    By Lallemand Animal Nutrition

  • Vermeer Corporation and Kubota Canada Ltd. announce retail financing agreement

    Today, Vermeer Corporation unveiled an agreement with Kubota Canada Ltd. that offers Vermeer Forage Solutions Dealers in Canada the opportunity to sell forage equipment with retail financing provided by Kubota Canada Ltd. “Customers in Canada now have the opportunity to purchase Vermeer forage equipment with a financing option. This opportunity will further accessibility to both ...


    By Vermeer

  • Kubota and Vermeer Announce Strategic Marketing Alliance

    Alliance with Kubota Involves Vermeer Forage Equipment for the Agricultural Market TORRANCE, Calif. - Kubota Tractor Corporation and Vermeer Corporation announce a strategic marketing alliance for the sale of performance-matched, allied-approved, Vermeer forage equipment. The combination Kubota and Vermeer Dealers now have the opportunity to sell Vermeer forage equipment, such as balers, rakes ...


    By Vermeer

  • Foraging for change in the food system

    Just as individuals set goals for themselves so that they may reach their full potential, so too must companies. Food service provider Bon Appetit Management Company has set an ambitious goal of partnering with 1,000 Farm to Fork vendors by next year. By 2011, the sustainably minded onsite restaurant company will have 1,000 local farmers or suppliers that provide fruits, vegetables, meat and more ...

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