Agronomy Updates From The Field – 10/5

Agronomy Updates From The Field – 10/5

Fall is in the air which means one thing to our Agronomy department – HARVEST TIME! We are getting into high moisture corn season, we don’t have any information yet on yields but it’s looking good! We will be sure to provide an update as we have more...
Agronomy Updates From The Field – 8/11

Agronomy Updates From The Field – 8/11

Small Grain Small grain harvest is in full swing. Grain quality looks really good this year. The cooler season has actually helped small grain fill out so we should have a heavier grain which will mean a more marketable product for our customers.   Soybeans Soybeans...
Value of Feed Ingredients

Value of Feed Ingredients

Producers often ask me “What is the best feed buy right now?” I used to look at cost per ton and cost per gram of MP in ingredients to answer that question. Now I have developed a spreadsheet to help answer that question more effectively. Since we have...
Are you ready for the frost?

Are you ready for the frost?

Temperatures will be dipping low tonight and frost will likely be something to consider. If you are wondering what impact that might have on your crops, this guide from West Central should help: CORN Germination:  Cold soil temperatures (sub 50o F) can trigger...
2015 Seed Treating Services

2015 Seed Treating Services

Seed Treating Cost/Unit Optimize 400 $3.75 Trilex 6000 $5.50 Handling Charge $.75   Optimize 400 Optimize 400 with LCO Promoter Technology for soybeans enables your crop to achieve its full genetic potential by enhancing nutritional capabilities that drive natural...
Bring Your Forage Sample To Us!

Bring Your Forage Sample To Us!

The basis of any sound animal nutrition program is evaluating what nutrients the animals are consuming.  When it comes to ruminant animals, like dairy cattle, as much as 60% of their diet comes from the forages they consume.  Forage testing on a regular basis is...