Successful Farming Radio

The Successful Farming Radio Podcast is an internet version of the Successful Farming Radio Show. See the full list of stations where the Successful Farming radio program airs here.

WD-40 Turns 65

The household lubricant WD-40 is celebrating an anniversary. I can tell you how it got its name, but the formula is top secret.

Soybean Gall Midge

A new insect threat has been found in Midwestern soybean fields. The soybean gall midge is increasing in severity and geography.

Feeding Pumpkins To Cattle

When the pumpkin patch has worn out its welcome, let the cattle to clean it up. Pumpkin is a good source of energy and protein for beef cattle.

Urban Encroachment

Boundaries between cities and agricultural land are becoming increasingly blurry. It’s important to understand the right-to-farm laws in your state.

Pasture Scoring

Evaluate the condition of your pasture with a score card. Scoring ten components can help identify and prioritize management practices.

Train Track Safety

Farmers haul big equipment over train tracks every day, but sometimes they lose focus and forget about the train. Stay safe at railroad crossings.

Growing Cereal Rye

When the cash crops aren’t growing in the fall and spring, protect the soil with a cover crop. Cereal rye is a good one to start with.

Machinery Noise And Vibration

Touch your machinery engines and listen to them. Paying attention to noise, vibration and harshness can help you determine engine condition.