When deciding on a forage species or mix for hay or pasture, the options can be overwhelming. A new resource can help make the decision easier and can assist in determining seeding rates, weed management, and more. The Forage U-Pick tool, created by the Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC), matches forage species to growing conditions,… Read More

While there are certainly naysayers to the idea of steeping compost, proponents argue the practice has incredible benefits in adding nutrients and biology to the land. Rob Wunder, a Saskatchewan cattle producer, is one of those proponents and has experimented in the design and application of his own compost tea. Inspired by various speakers and… Read More

Vermeer’s 604R classic and signature balers are familiar to many, but in late 2019 the company added a premium baler to the series, which adds more options and benefits to the baler. Josh Vrieze, product manager with Vermeer, was on hand at the 2020 National Farm Machinery Show to talk about the added features. “The… Read More

There are plenty of questions and feedback rolling in for host of Wheat Pete’s Word, Peter Johnson. This week, Johnson is sharing some of the top marketing feedback he’s heard, what has worked and not worked for some with establishing, alfalfa, and he shares some insight into disease risks for the winter wheat crop following… Read More

Forage producers can rake up to a 30-foot swath with the New Holland Rolabar 230 twin basket forage rake. New Holland product marketing manager George Rigdon says the high-capacity rake is a good fit for producers looking to increase overall efficiency and productivity by reducing the number of field passes. The manufacturer unveiled the Rolabar… Read More

 

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