Medford Cooperative

Category: Agriculture

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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…

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…

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…

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…

Medford Cooperative believes in providing our customers the best feed product that can be manufactured. We are constantly looking at ways to improve our manufacturing process to increase quality and efficiency.  A couple of years ago we started the process of replacing our feed mixers.  The mixers were both over 30 years old and becoming very difficult to maintain.  I investigated new feed mixing technology, deciding on a 4 ton twin shaft mixer from Scott Manufacturing in New Prague Minnesota…

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