Industrial hemp may be another feed alternative for cattle. A study shows it’s nutritious for them, but there is that issue with cannabinoids.
If your pine tree oozes, rusts, or grows a canker, you’ve got a problem. Pine trees are normally very resilient, so learn to spot when there’s trouble.
Stable flies are painful for cattle, and controlling them starts in the winter. Reduce the amount of manure and hay mixing on the ground and you’ll reduce stable flies.
Mother Nature grew native prairies for thousands of years. But if you want to start one, it’ll take some planning. Prairies are complex with many variables.
Trees provide a lot of benefits in the environment, but they’re also a critical source of food and shelter for pollinators. Native trees are what bees and butterflies prefer.
Whether you've been marketing your grain for years or just starting out, here's a nuts-and-bolts refresher with Successful Farming's Marketing Editor, Mike McGinnis, and Al Kluis of Kluis Commodity Advisors. They discuss basic marketing concepts and terms, how the markets work, and tips on how USDA reports can help you develop a marketing plan.