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BioZyme: Cattle producers may need to stretch hay with grain

· May 7, 2018

This year an earlier than expected dry season has left some cattle producers without the green pastures they usually rely on. And last year’s drought leaves little hay to feed, putting producers in a rut. “This early drought has caught many producers off guard,” said Kevin Glaubius, Director of Nutrition for BioZyme Inc. “And hay […]

5 grain storage maintenance tips to get done before harvest

· April 12, 2018

For farmers who didn’t perform basic maintenance of their grain storage system following the 2017 harvest, it’s better to tackle that work now rather than trying to fit it in later this season, says Gary Woodruff, conditioning applications manager for GSI. Woodruff said farmers shouldn’t miss these most important steps: Check all conveyor belts for […]

Tax bill on the mend after private grain companies get shut out

· January 12, 2018

Not everyone was pleased with the new tax reform bill in agriculture. Ethanol producers and private grain companies are now saying the elimination of the Section 199 deduction is nudging them out of competition with farmer owned cooperatives. Under the new tax law, farmers and ranchers can claim a 20 percent deduction on all payments […]

Central Life Sciences: Keep your #harvest17 bug free

· November 16, 2017

When it comes to insect control in stored grain, Central Life Sciences says have a plan. We had the opportunity to visit with Tracy Harris, Director of Sales, Central Life Sciences at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Convention last week in Kansas City. Harris said rice weevil went much farther north this year than […]

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