Who slashes farmland acreage by three-quarters, jettisons a machinery fleet, and upends field practices, yet watches profits rise by 70 percent? Meet Del Ficke and a less-is-more farming approach.
Hitting the sweet spot for a corn silage optimal plant population rate might seem easy, but there are a few things to consider, as you fine tune the rate for your fields.
As drought conditions deepen in South Dakota and the surrounding region, many producers are evaluating the status of their corn crop and feed supplies. In some instances the likelihood of corn making a harvestable grain
April showers that drive corn farmers crazy make better grass, and hay, for livestock farmers.
Estimating forage usage by cows is an important part of the task of calculating winter feed needs. Hay or standing forage intake must be estimated in order to make the calculations.
Snaplage might be an option for your operation. Learn the pros and cons of harvesting and feeding snaplage to your herd.
Considered harvesting high-cut silage, but never tried it? Learn if this is the right year to try it on your operation.