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Forage Production

Whether you graze, chop, ensile, bag or bale forage, we offer practical information for your hay, silage and pasture needs.

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In these tough economic times when consumers and businesses are spending less, farmers should think carefully about how much money they want to borrow and how they would use it in their businesses, a Purdue University agricultural economist says. 

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After 21 years of work, Cornell researchers are spreading the word about an on-farm biocontrol method to solve the problems caused by the destructive invasive species alfalfa snout beetle (ASB).

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Twenty years of research into controlling a beetle that destroys alfalfa has led to what can be a homegrown remedy.

The larvae of the alfalfa snout beetle, an invasive species that likely came to Oswego in boat ballast in the 19th century, feed on the roots of alfalfa, a valuable north country crop.

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As calendar year 2010 quickly comes to a close, farm managers are meeting with their income tax professionals to assemble tax management plans to take advantage of new tax law changes.

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I have needs that most of the population does not. For this reason I do most of my clothes shopping mail-order or online via Sheplers or Cabela’s. Most of the clothing they carry comes in tall sizes.

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The foundation of profitable livestock production is good forage management. The definition of “good” forage management depends on the livestock enterprise, the farm and the economic environment.

Forage yield has a major impact on the economics of harvesting stored feed. As first harvest is delayed, forage yield increases but forage quality decreases.

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