Popular

Wisconsin's Biggest Weed contest winners announced

Despite the cool summer, plenty of weeds were entered in the ‘Biggest Weed’ contest sponsored by University of Wisconsin-Extension/Madison Weed Experts at the recent Wisconsin Farm Technology Days. Of the many samples brought in for identification, eight participants submitted nine weeds they felt deserved the title of Biggest Weed. FULL STORY »

Dairy markets: Class III loses steam (for now)

While blocks did move another penny higher, it seems that some of the bullish momentum has been lost, at least for now. FULL STORY »

U.S. sees best corn crop since 1994

Seventy-three percent of the country’s corn crop is rated in good or excellent condition this week, the best conditions reported in 20 years. FULL STORY »

Got butyric?

The fermentation of carbohydrates produces organic acids, lowering the pH, and results in silage. However, sometimes the ensiling process goes wonky and the resulting ensiled forage isn’t what we want it to be. FULL STORY »

Calves with Sam: Where is the Cocciostat?

"How are you controlling coccidia?" That was my question to the dairyman. The answer was, "I have X coccidiostat in the calf starter grain." Calves are housed individually in hutches, grain is replaced daily for younger calves, for older calves the pail contents are checked daily and more grain added is needed so the calves do no run out of grain before the next feeding. Calves have free-choice water. The dairyman said that the pre-weaned calves did not show clinical signs of coccidiosis although they did have some scours among calves three to four weeks old. FULL STORY »

FairRent, now online, helps you find land rent values

Land rent negotiations are going to be very challenging this year. At current commodity prices it is going to be important for producers to know their costs and look at options to limit downside risk, explains Dale Nordquist of the University of Minnesota. FULL STORY »

Low-starch, low-forage diets can support normal rumen function

Many factors, including ethanol production, have led to lower starch rations using more non-forage fiber sources. We know that lower starch does not generally lead to problems in the rumen, but the combination of low starch and lower forage has been relatively unexplored. This trial looked at the effect of feeding a lower-starch diet with different amounts of forage. FULL STORY »

Managing Silage Effluent

Fall is almost here and with that will come corn silage harvest. One common side effect of silage making is silage effluent. No matter our best efforts to harvest at the correct moisture and in a timely fashion, it happens. If you have a silo, upright or horizontal, you have some amount of silage effluent. FULL STORY »

Wis. APS fund wiped out by vegetable default; time for reform

Wisconsin’s dairy industry is today requesting the Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) consider changes to its Agricultural Producer Security (APS) program and fund, which were designed to protect dairy, grain, and vegetable producers from the financial defaults of their buyers. FULL STORY »

UK milk prices plummet in midst of supermarket, Russian wars

With strong prices in the U.S. butter and cheese market, it may seem that the conflict between Russia and Ukraine holds little impact on milk prices. FULL STORY »

Dairy markets: Class III futures up; butter slides

The Class III futures market opened higher and remained there throughout the day, with October finishing the day at $22.75/cwt. FULL STORY »

Prev 1 2 3 4 Next

Mycogen® brand Silage-Specific™ Corn Hybrids

No other company has more experience with silage than Mycogen Seeds. Mycogen® brand TMF corn silage hybrids are bred specifically ... Read More

View all Products in this segment

View All Buyers Guides

)
Feedback Form
Leads to Insight