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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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Cool-season grasses are important forage species for dairy and other livestock producers in all parts of the Midwest. These grasses offer the potential for moderate to high yields as well as high quality.

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Ag technology has become a critical component in determining the health, nutrient needs, yield and return on investment potential of corn and soybean crops.

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Tractor accidents are the leading cause of farm fatalities, with most occurring in the event of a rollover. Hence, pasture managers should be incredibly cautious when reseeding and interseeding pastures on slopes.

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The concept of the rule of thumb appears to have its origins in a variety of locations. Some stories cannot be substantiated or documented, while others seem to make good sense.

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“Green grass at last! These first beautiful days of spring; deep blue skies, white puffy clouds, a delicious warmth in the sunshine. And look at that grass! Emerald green, 3 inches high, like those legendary green hills of Ireland.

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Farmers understand the urgency to get seed in the ground as soon as the planting window opens. That’s why it’s important during winter to make sure your planter is mechanically sound and ready for spring planting to avoid costly downtime for repairs.

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