Medford Cooperative

Archive: May 2014

As the summer season comes you may not be thinking of next year’s heating season but now is the time to prepare for the upcoming winter. We experienced one of the coldest winters in many years coupled with supply and pricing issues. Despite these things, we did manage to supply our customer and deliver our contracts and regular deliveries on time with no added fees. Beginning in mid-June and running until November 1st we will be offering both prepay and…

On May 16, we participated in American Cancer Society’s Taylor County Walk/Run. We had employees fundraise individually, we held a brat fry with Aspirus-Medford and had employee dress-down days to reach the total donation balance. It was a chilly evening but the cause was well worth the cold and we had a great time!

While trying to decide what I wanted to write about, I thought of an article from February 2013 in The William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute Farm Report. Before you read my analysis, take a look at that article: Are Your Cows Getting Enough Metabolizable Protein? Dry cow ration balancing used to consist of providing enough protein, fiber, and a minimal amount of energy. Trying to get more out of the early lactation cows should be a goal for most producers. Each 1 pound…

Our second annual Tanks of Thanks celebration is set for September 18! Before we can celebrate the individuals – we need you to nominate them. Download the nomination form or call us at (715) 748-2056 to nominate someone.