Indiana farmers help grieving grandfather finish harvest

· November 22, 2016

When tragedy struck the Connersville, Indiana, farming community this harvest, neighbors came together to get the job done. According to Fox 59 Indianapolis, Steve Wollyung was headed out to harvest the last 112 acres of his farm on November 5 when his 4-year-old granddaughter Ayla, who was playing in a grain wagon, became trapped. First […]

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10 simple tips for the rest of 2016 Harvest

· October 11, 2016

Excessive rain and late-season corn diseases have made the 2016 corn harvest a bit of a challenge in the upper Midwest. “Despite extremely wet conditions, on average plants grew aggressively earlier in the season and appear to be maturing through the rainy month,” said John Goeser, Rock River Laboratory’s animal nutrition, research, and innovation director. […]

2016 Harvest warning: Quantity doesn’t equal quality

· September 21, 2016

While the 2016 harvest looks to be a bumper crop, (check out the September UDSA report); Alltech mycotoxin expert Dr. Max Hawkins warns quantity should not distract dairy and beef producers from being vigilant regarding quality and the potential for mycotoxin risk. In a recent Alltech release, Hawkins noted the spring wheat harvest across the […]

Day two: What’s trending at Husker Harvest Days?

· September 14, 2016

It’s day two of the world’s largest totally irrigated working farm show. Check out the latest buzz from the 2016 Husker Harvest Days in Grand Island, Nebraska.   #foodforfamilies food drive is going on now! Bring 3-5 quality food items and get in to #huskerharvestdays free! • • • Hunger is a reality for 1 […]

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Soybeans and cotton are on the up and up

· September 12, 2016

The results are in! Here’s how harvest 2016 is holding up: According to the September USDA crop production report, soybean production is setting a record this year with an estimated 4.20 billion bushels, up 3 percent from the August report and 7 percent from last year. Cotton is also on the rise with total production […]

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