Winter feed costs are the largest variable cost for cow-calf production. With the increased availability and falling prices of alternative winter feeds in some areas, there could be a good opportunity to reduce wintering costs by using alternative feed sources this year.
Dean Klippenstine is the National Crops Leader for MNP. Growing the Future Podcast talks about why Dean is a cool accountant, Dean’s farming background, looking at a long term perspective on land in agriculture, figuring out the vision of MNP to bring “infinite sustainability”, and balancing short term financial success with long term prospective on financials.
The “red meat allergy” is often framed as an emerging and alarming public health issue. Although the allergy symptoms can be severe, the incidence is relatively low, even throughout the southeastern United States where the lone star tick is well established (meaning a presence of reproducing populations).
Monster weeds develop during drought seasons sometimes. Ken Coles, Farming Smarter General Manager, talks about some of the strategies we use to control weeds that invade our fields. He has some practical tips for chemistry and tactics that help regain control out there.
Meet Advancing Ag's Matija Stanic. Matija moved to Canada from Bosnia in 1996 Bachelor of Science. He is currently finishing his master's thesis at the University of Calgary on genetic manipulation of canola.