May 12 2023
I know they are a weed, but I still think dandelions are pretty
May 8 2023
During my time working as a county-based extension educator, one of the questions I was asked most often was the going rate for custom work
May 4 2023
Agronomically speaking, healthier corn plants equate to improved crop performance and yield. Crop protection practices resulting in healthier corn likely also contribute to more efficiency with nutrient...
April 26 2023
Each region has its own weather pattern and thus, its own cropping schedule. In late February I was talking to a dairyman down in Louisiana who was gearing up for corn planting the next week
April 13 2023
“Events that happen halfway around the world matter to you,” stated Josh Linville at the 99th USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum with the “you” being U.S. farmers and those who work...
Feb. 23 2023
Over the past few weeks, our Goeser household has had a fair amount of sluggish behavior following bacterial and viral-borne illnesses that ran through our family
Feb. 9 2023
Some forage agronomists recommend that at least one cutting of alfalfa should be allowed to progress to the bloom stage. Other agronomists recommend that all harvests be made at late bud
Nov. 28 2022
Keeping crop residue stubble on your fields can provide a multitude of soil health benefits
Nov. 17 2022
Dairy farming is a complex job every day and filled with many unique responsibilities
Sept. 22 2022
This versatile crop is beloved for many reasons as harvest season is upon us
Aug. 29 2022
While alternative forage sources may be needed when forage or ingredient availability is limited, these scenarios also require the re-formulation of dairy cow diets
Aug. 29 2022
It might not seem like it in the midst of long days of chopping corn, filling bunkers and bags, and keeping the rest of the dairy running at the same time, but corn silage harvest season will wrap up
Aug. 10 2022
Forages are the foundation of a strong dairy feeding program, and if utilized correctly, alternative forages can provide flexibility and high-quality feed
Aug. 8 2022
Make the most of this year's corn silagepresented by John Goeser, Rock River LaboratoryLeaning on prior experience, as well as taking into account this year’s growing season, Goeser projects t
Aug. 4 2022
Corn silage harvest means all hands are on deck to make the best feed we can for our cows
July 22 2022
Although unloading small square bales of hay is a hot, tiresome, and dreaded task by us all, it also brings back cherished memories from life as a farm kid and heartwarming thoughts of generations that...
July 8 2022
Crop protection often refers to the field and to agronomy. In agronomy, crop protection can take different forms, including insecticides or fungicides, with both aiming to maintain plant health when c
June 21 2022
After years of drought and fire threats, we are now faced with extra moisture while other areas are dry
June 16 2022
The corn planting season for silage is nearly completed, and it is not too early to start planning the corn harvesting season