Soil and plant potassium (K) levels have frequently come up at meetings and in conversations with concern for declining soil K levels in the Northeast

Using livestock manure at appropriate rates on crop fields offers many advantages to the user, the soil and society

Injecting manure into tilled fields or after an annual crop has been harvested is a common practice. Doing the same into a perennial forage hayfield has been viewed as more problematic

Legumes improve forage quality and reduce nitrogen inputs in a pasture-based system. Grazing-based livestock producers frequently overseed cool-season grass pastures with legumes

Investing in fertilizer to enhance the growth of native grass pastures and hayfields has long been theorized as a questionable practice

Think that all manure is basically the same? Think again. “There’s a lot of variation in manure,” said University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Chris Baxter during his presentation

My family’s dairy farm is located in Eastern Wisconsin and sits in a spot with heavy clay soil. It’s the kind of red clay that, after a rainfall, sticks to your shoes and weighs you down so

Nutrient application often ends up in the hot seat being blamed for impairing water quality