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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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For production and persistence of our forages, maintaining soil fertility is critical. Any fertilization recommendation should begin with the use of a soil analysis.

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It used to be that round baler performance was measured by the number of bales you could crank out in a day. Not anymore.

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At some point or another, many producers toy with the idea of starting another business or adding a business component to the production model. Some parents require that children coming back into the operation bring an additional business with them, to make limited resources stretch.

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Weeds come in all shapes and sizes, and many folks have a hard time figuring out what weed they have in their field. If you do not know what you are dealing with, you can’t take the best course of action.

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Alfalfa weevils are key pests of alfalfa across the U.S. Larvae feed on the foliage, causing yield and forage-quality losses to the first and sometimes second hay cutting. These weevils can be challenging to control.

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A culture that allows for experimentation is not only good for an operation’s bottom line; it is also something leaders and employees value. Let’s face it, innovative cultures where experimentation is embraced are generally depicted as positive and fun places to work.

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