Feed & Forage Production

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With all of New Hampshire still in either Moderate or Severe drought for several months, producers are faced with a set of challenges that includes wa... Learn More
It’s been a dry season; preciption has been below normal since March, and most locations are seeing 25% or less of their normal preciptiation this wee... Learn More
In November 2019, we posted an update about hemp production in NH in this blog, and promised additional updates as they become available. We have news... Learn More


Many farms look forward to the arrival of spring and the start of the growing season, but the change in seasons brought unpleasant surprises to farms ... Learn More
You can a lot about hay by looking at it, feeling it, and even (carefully!) smelling it. The video below discusses what sorts of things distinguish hi... Learn More
Forage testing is the best way to assess the quality of your hay, but getting accurate results depends on starting with a representative sample. The v... Learn More
Although improving soil fertility by additions of fertilizer, lime, or wood-ash based on a soil test can do much to increase a field’s productivity, t... Learn More
There are plenty of times when having hard copy of crop records can be handy, and this worksheet allows you to keep track of crop information, soil fe... Learn More
Many species of grasses and legumes serve as forages. However, not all forage species are suited to New Hampshire’s climate and growing season, nor ar... Learn More