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February 29, 2016

SPEEDING IN A SEEDING ZONE

Our Territory Managers oversee a lot of seeding…it’s what they do, they are our experts in the field.  And when we asked our Territory Managers for just one piece of advice, the “silver bullet” for our readers going into the 2016 seeding season was…Please Don’t Speed in a Seeding Zone.  If your Seeding Speed is … Continued

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January 25, 2016

ADVANTAGES OF SIDE BAND FROM A SOIL AND FERTILIZER PERSPECTIVE

There is a whole lot of conjecture in the farming world, you must use this equipment to get your maximum yields, use this brand for better performance, and implement this technique or practice to improve your results.  The truth is, we hear a lot of sales pitches by equipment manufacturers that are made with a … Continued

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January 5, 2016

MAN’S BEST FRIEND JOINS THE BATTLE AGAINST AGRICULTURAL INVASIVE SPECIES

Not only can dogs be your best friend on the farm, your everyday work companion, and your dependable and dedicated guard, at many borders, airports, and ports of entry they are now preventing the spread of agricultural invasive species on your farm. They ought to be called Farmer’s best friend, but in New Zealand the … Continued

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December 7, 2015

REFRESH, RECHARGE, RESEARCH: MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR FROM DUTCH

Your fields once ripe with the fruits of your labour are now barren, just lying in wait under the frozen ground for the 2016 season.  I know it may feel too soon to talk about the 2016 season when you’ve just finished working so hard this season, and the hum of the drill or combine … Continued

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November 4, 2015

FALL BANDING, SPRING BANDING, OR ONE PASS SEEDING

We get a lot of producers that ask us, ‘which method is really best’? Fall Banding, Spring Banding, or One Pass Seeding?  And the answer is unfortunately, it depends… Below is a guide to help you decide which practice is going to be right for you and your farm.   Fall Banding The success of … Continued

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October 5, 2015

5 SIGNIFICANT ADVANTAGES OF COMPOSTING ON THE FARM THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

From your small at home backyard compost bin that you use for your dinner scraps to large scale farming operations with livestock waste, composting is the safest and most environmentally friendly solution to your disposal problems.  Composting takes a nuisance product and turns it into a useful, pathogen safe product, especially so for farms with … Continued

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