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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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Factors influencing FROST DAMAGE ON CORN

Between 32°F and 36°F:

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Cover crops serve as a useful tool that can help you follow soil health principles and regenerate the health and productivity of the soil on your ranch.

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In today’s world of maximizing yields while minimizing costs, everyone is searching for a better method of production and utilizing every resource to its fullest.

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Welders just do not think like the rest of the population does. When welders see a problem, they think, “Well, what can I build to fix that?” And then they come up with something.

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A proactive man will never get caught with his pants down in the bathroom…. why? A proactive man would take the step of locking the door to make sure any future problems would not occur, while the reactive man will go through an embarrassing moment that might set his initial goal back a little.

How does this pertain to Forages? Every producer has the opportunity to be proactive or reactive during the growing seasons. Year after year Mother Nature will start with a green spring, move to the heat of summer, cool off again for fall and put most things to sleep for a cold winter, speaking from the Midwest. Year after year you will have gaps in your forage production that will cost you money with purchased feed and hay that should be saved for the winter months. A proactive producer will see those gaps and plant a forage crop that will excel in that time of year to help carry production on to the next season.

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Succession planning, by nature, can be complex. As with any activity that has an element of complexity, the more clarity there is, the easier it will be to keep things moving forward.

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