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Spring/summer pasture planning to extend the grazing season | MSU Extension

Are you ready for the grazing season?  MSU Extension has some tips to ensure that you are well prepared for what may lay ahead.

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Capital costs impact a farm’s bottom line

Farm profits over the past couple of years have allowed many to upgrade equipment and buildings.  How has this changed your bottom line and the cost of production on your farm?

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Proper calibration of fertilizer spreaders reduce uneven application

Proper spreader calibration is more than just being embarrassed by seeing streaks in your fields, you could be wasting fertilizer, or even worse, cheating your crop.  When was the last time you calibrated your fertilizer spreader?  Would you even know how?

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Cold winter has some farm benefits

A silver lining on the cold weather clouds?  Corn Rootworm Eggs, Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, and Asian Soybean Rust may all have been set back by the cold temperatures this winter.  Now, if the ground would just thaw so we could get the crops into the ground, that would be great… any time now.

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Dairy Biogas Plant – Michigan Alternative & Renewable Energy Center – Grand Valley State University

A digester project we worked on with a local dairy and Grand Valley State University.  Dairy Biogas Plant – Michigan Alternative & Renewable Energy Center – Grand Valley State University.

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