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Expect Sugarcane Aphids to Move North into Sorghum States By: 06/16/2014 @ 4:17pm

Not since greenbugs swarmed onto grain sorghum 80 years ago has there been an aphid wreaking as much havoc on grain sorghum acres as the sugarcane aphid. Until this…

DuPont Pioneer Introduces New Sunflower Product By: 04/25/2014 @ 11:27am

Sunflower growers have a new planting option this spring. DuPont Pioneer introduced a new sunflower product for 2014…

Herbicide Receives Federal Registration for Pre- and Postemergence Applications By: 03/17/2014 @ 11:27am

BASF announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) federal registration of Sharpen herbicide for pre- and postemergence applications on rice…

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Plan for the Worst, Hope for the Best By: 03/13/2014 @ 8:59am

Usually at this time of year, our alfalfa is waking up and ready to stretch from its long winter nap.Plants typically break dormancy and regrow as temperatures warm through March, but many alfalfa fields…

Harvesting America By: 02/06/2014 @ 3:50pm

We may be in the heart of the corn belt, but Farmers for the Future grow & harvest much more.

Achieving Excellence in Your Forage Program By: 02/06/2014 @ 10:52am

On the heels of the Super Bowl, I’m reflecting on how that trophy became the most prestigious award in football.  “Excellence” is the one word comes to…

Put that hay up right this winter By: 11/20/2013 @ 4:35pm

With the high demand (and even higher prices) of hay in the past few years, producers should do everything possible to protect their investment. Something to focus on this time of the year is the storage…

5 Secrets of an alfalfa artist By: 11/06/2013 @ 11:26am

Tom Kestell says growing alfalfa is as much art as it is science. On that basis, he’s a world-class alfalfa artist. The Waldo, Wisconsin, dairy producer operates two farms, Ever-Green-View and Rainbow’s…

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