LIVERPOOL, NY — Most dairymen understand the benefits to keeping their lactating cow cool and comfortable during hot weather; however, according to Albert De Vries of the Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, keeping dry cows cool offers a return on their investment as well. [Read more…]
In 2008 the Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) was first spotted in California, Since then it has emerged as one of the most devastating pests of small and stone fruit in nearly every state and worldwide. The pest, of Asian origin, can multiply its population by 200 times within one to two weeks. [Read more…]
Sat. April 15th 2017 9 AM
@ Clinton Tractor – 31 Meadow St – Clinton, NY
The Calidonna Family is busy and the yard is full of nice trades. This is an early list and will be updated daily !
Onsite financing from several lenders — Online bidding available ! [Read more…]
Word on the street says you gain experience just after you really need it and you’re supposed to learn from past experiences in an effort to not repeat. After 32 years in the managed grazing business, I’m not supposed to be surprised anymore. That was until the dry spell of 2012 when I literally got burned. [Read more…]
Yes, you can finish high-quality beef on grass. To do so, you need to feed the soil, feed the plants, and feed the animals. The grass-farming model relies upon nutrient-dense forages to promote average daily gain. While selecting animals with the genetics to turn forage into fat, and to thrive on pasture, is one part of the equation, rotating those animals through the pastures to optimize energy intake, promote forage regrowth, and build the soil is the other. [Read more…]