May 18, 2015

Assess Alfalfa, Winter Cereal and Grass Stands for Reseeding Decisions

The snow has now receded and soils are beginning to warm enough to green up most hay fields and pastures, and it’s time to make decisions about spring forage seedings. Some fields may have suffered extensive stand losses and will subsequently require reseeding or replacement. Losses are often variable and but are most extensive on […]

February 2, 2015

Planning Crop Rotations for Dairy, Livestock and Cash Crop Farms

Got Winter? Take advantage of these “quiet” months to design your cropping plans. That way you can avoid the domino effect of mistimed applications or harvests, because you’ll know just what to do when as the weather starts to warm up. It may seem complicated, but Kitty helps you start the journey with one step at a time.

August 25, 2014

Soil Health Explained

The concept of “soil health” has received a lot of emphasis lately. The phrase shows up in magazines, it’s discussed at farmer meetings and in scholarly articles, research projects are designed to study it and federal programs attempt to promote it. Soil health is a crucial topic and it’s well worth all the attention. But […]

July 21, 2014

Sneaky Pasture Weeds – Sedges and Rushes

Do you have these? Here’s how to tell!

May 12, 2014

Assess Alfalfa and Small Grain Winterkill Now

If your winter was a hard one, no matter where you were on the planet, you’ll find this information important for making sure your plants are healthy.

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