Equipment is a large expense on any operation’s balance sheet. However, outside the initial cash or financing needed to purchase the machinery, there are quite a few other costs equipment can have to your farm. Full Article.
Although planting might seem as if it were ages ago, its effects can show up now. While scouting corn in addition to checking ear size and kernel count, take a look at stand, roots and stalks, and re-examine your ears to determine what went right—or wrong—earlier this year. Continue reading here!
An Illinois farmer tells the benefits of growing cover crops in his farming operation. When it comes to growing cover crops, some common advice from the more than 100 farmers enrolled in the Soil Health Partnership is “start small.”