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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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Few sounds capture the rhythm of agricultural economies better than the syncopated cadence of an auctioneer echoing across a clutch of farmers gathered around the auction block.

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All hay that is made or produced should have a value placed on it, because no matter what livestock enterprise it is earmarked for there were significant inputs that went into producing the hay.

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As you drive through the Iowa landscape, corn and soybeans stretch for as far as you can see. Mile after rolling mile leads one to believe that nothing else would survive, much less thrive, in these fields.

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For many farmers, tedding is a necessary evil requiring extra time and money in terms of labor and fuel costs.

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No longer can employers hire workers and expect to get motivated individuals. Learning how to motivate is now one of the most relevant and essential skills leaders can possess in today’s ever-changing workplace.

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•Farmers are often exposed to toxic gases.

Manure storage and silo gases are often found on farms as the result of manure decomposition or crop storage. These gases can result in asphyxiation, irreversible lung damage and lingering respiratory problems.

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