Using Cattle and Forages to Build Topsoil

Cattle play a key role in rebuilding soil at Nichols Farms Ltd. in Bridgewater, Iowa. Livestock grazing and forage production work hand in hand to renew organic matter and to increase beef production.


Tips on Negotiating Land Rent

With a new production year about to unfold, it’s a good time to take a closer look at crop input costs and see how these might be restructured.


Give Legumes a Leg Up

Fall management of legumes – particularly alfalfa – can make or break next year’s crop. Preventing winterkill is critical.