Successful Farming Radio
We feed our livestock healthier diets than we feed ourselves. If you want to boost your nutrition and health, start eating like a pig.
Sandblasting is great for stripping paint and cleaning grime. Keeping the dust down is an issue, so try dustless blasting.
Nobody knows when grain prices will turn around, but sometime they will. A good grain marketer doesn’t wait until prices hit their peak to sell.
Weeds compete with crops for the same soil nutrients. Zapping weeds early in the season is vital for future yields and profitability.
Corn is a hungry plant and feeds on nitrogen. Improve nitrogen efficiency and nutrient stewardship by splitting nitrogen applications.
Anhydrous ammonia is a widely-used fertilizer in the corn belt. It’s also one of the most dangerous.
Many corn, soybeans, and other crop seeds are treated with a pesticide. Before you open the seed bag, understand how to handle treated seed.
Rocks and root balls in the field can do a number on a combine head at harvest time. A land roller will smush down the debris leaving a smooth surface.
Powering the lights on your farm is one of those necessary expenses that can add up. Switch to LED lighting and cut your energy bill.
As new calves arrive, so does the likelihood of infectious disease. Scours is one of the most common afflictions of newborn beef calves.