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Soil Testing

Soil sampling is a vital process whether you are a rural producer or city-dwelling home owner. Soil sampling and analysis gives you chemical and physical information about your soil which can be used to optimize growth or assist in solving soil-related problems. Results from a soil test will help you make the decision whether or not to fertilize, resulting in environmental and economic benefits. Soil test results can indicate problem areas in your soil. Some examples include: excess salts, high or low pH, problematic soil…

PHOTOS TAKEN BY JAMES STOKES

Evaluating supplements and additives during a period of low milk price is very common.  The current (4/1/16)  price for fat is $2.21/lb. and protein is $1.92/lb.  It doesn’t happen very often that fat and protein pricing are inverted. Amino acid balancing for protein may not pay as much as it did last year at this time. Each producer has to remember that lysine and methionine are required nutrients just like vitamins and minerals.  Dietary lysine levels drive milk production and are…

corn-nitrogen

Now is the time to start thinking about nitrogen stabilizer and what it could do for your crops this summer. The benefits of it are plentiful! By using nitrogen stabilizer, growers can make more nitrogen available to the plants for a longer period of time. This reduces the chances of nitrogen deficiency late into the season – nitrogen deficiency can have a significant impact on yield. Nitrogen stabilizer also prevents leaching of nitrogen into the soil by keeping it in…

Coop worker by fuel truck

We strive to be the best fuel supplier available in the area. Choosing a supplier can be difficult with so many factors to consider. Here are a few benefits to choosing Medford Cooperative: We will always have enough to keep you supplied. Not all suppliers can supply fuel or propane during peak demand times or when supply gets tight. Medford Cooperative can guarantee supply year round, no matter what the market conditions. We will provide you with options. We offer a number of choices on…

Teen with Calf

Medford Cooperative Animal Nutrition believes in partnering with many suppliers to bring the best products of each supplier to our producer owners. It is a different approach than many of our competitors and yields the following benefits: the latest in feeding technology, price competitiveness, and more choice, all in one location. Medford Cooperative Animal Nutrition has partnered with Big Gain to bring an exciting new milk replacer option to area producers. We are the first dealer in Wisconsin promoting direct…