What farmers need to remember for long-term safe grain storage when they are taking the crop off wetter than normal.
Grain sampling is one of those best practices at harvest that we sometimes take for granted. It doesn’t take much to do it well, but we need to be consistent and thorough. And once you have the results, they are fundamental to your marketing and inventory decisions.
I recently published a blog that highlighted the value of sharing more than just agronomic best practices and insight during summer field tours. I also commended FarmLink for their efforts to refresh the old Grain World Summer tours and sharing their data with growers. And, it got me thinking. Most of us come out of the summer tour season with certain verbiage top of mind. How do some of those terms translate when we’re talking grain marketing? Let’s find out. Here’s a list of agronomic terms put into a grain marketing perspective.
The summer season is a time for spraying, holidays, and even some learning opportunities. There are always field tours to give you information about the effect of different nutrients, fungicides, herbicides, and seed genetics. It’s exciting. But while there are lots of opportunities to educate yourself about how to grow better crops, where are you with getting better at your marketing plan?
Best practices and tools for managing cash flow on the farm have changed – and continue to change. Today you have more flexibility. And that makes it easier to manage cash flow on the farm.