Progressive Forage Feed
Turn your idea into a business plan
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.
Weed issues following extreme wet
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.
Managing weevil pests in alfalfa hay
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.
The importance of allowing experimentation on your farm
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.
Liability for fires potentially caused by hay equipment
As we move toward that time of the year when many of you will be swathing and baling hay, it’s important to remember potential liability can exist if that swather or baler causes a fire that damages your neighbor’s or landlord’s property.
Irrigation management with saline water
Salinity is an irrigation water quality problem in many areas of the U.S., including the Arkansas River Valley of Colorado, the Salt River Valley of Arizona and the Rio Grande valleys of New Mexico and West Texas.