Agricultural News and Links
What a year 2015 has been! Record cattle prices as we entered 2015 with history making highs in the feeder and live cattle market as we rolled through the year into September.
When establishing a pure forage stand, using only one species in the stand, seeding density varies. Please download this convenient chart to help you determine the seeding density for the legume or grass species you are looking to establish.
Farmers could allocate resources more efficiently, improve seed placement and maximize profits by uploading site-specific information about the soil’s ability to supply nutrients into an upgraded smartphone application.
As U.S. corn producers continue the push toward more and more corn acres — surpassing 96 million acres in 2012 — the pressure on the entire production system has mounted exponentially. Nowhere is that pressure felt more than at the beginning of the corn cycle — growing hybrid corn seed.
Stephen Denys is carrying on a local tradition by being named president of the Canadian Seed Trade Association for 2012-13.