Category: Farm Forum ’13

Water Hardness, Adjuvants and Stifled Creativity

Quite simply, agricultural spray adjuvants are chemicals added to a herbicide to improve its effectiveness. This is done by improving retention, deposition and/or absorption of the chemical. In the United States, adjuvants are largely unregulated. In Canada, adjuvants are regulated by the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA). This means that adjuvants must be proven to… Read more »

The Basics of Surface Land Agreements

Farming can be an overwhelming business, with scientific and economic complexities in every decision. Just deciding on seeding plans or organizing a work crew for silage season can be incredibly stressful. And just when you thought the decisions couldn’t be anymore prevalent, you get a call from a land company requesting access to survey for… Read more »

Greg Peterson on Becoming Famous and their Newest Katy Perry-dy, “Chore”

The Peterson Farm Bros became an internet sensation overnight, with the release of their first parody, “I’m Farming and I Grow It” on June 25, 2012. Within a week of its release, the video went viral, and while still in shock, they were flown to New York City and back for an appearance on Fox… Read more »