CHOOSING THE RIGHT ALFALFA VARIETY TAKES TIME AND RESEARCH

The choice of alfalfa seeds can be difficult. While some will say the cheapest variety is the way to go, agricultural and seed experts will tell you that this is rarely the case. In fact, variety performance almost always trumps price. Factors that will impact yield include soil fertility and type, the cutting schedule, and … More CHOOSING THE RIGHT ALFALFA VARIETY TAKES TIME AND RESEARCH

Can Insects and Weeds be Managed with Conventional Corn Hybrids?

Some farmers today are finding that they are able to manage insects and weeds with conventional corn hybrids. But that doesn’t mean the practice will work for everyone. There are several reasons why some farmers are choosing to go this route. These include weed resistance and declining populations of pests. To make it worth their … More Can Insects and Weeds be Managed with Conventional Corn Hybrids?

Preventing Cross Contamination During Planting and Harvest

If you are a farmer considering planting one or more specialty crops, it is important that you take particular care when planting these crops next to one another or near another farmer’s field. This will help to ensure that each specialty crop reaches its full potential. One of the dangers of planting specialty crops near … More Preventing Cross Contamination During Planting and Harvest