Cold Weather Farming

Its no secret that cold weather affects farming. Extremely cold temperatures have a large number of agricultural implications. Much of the United States, at least in the central and eastern states, have been affected by the cold since December. The upper US has gotten some extreme northerly winds out of Canada’s interior that have resulted…

Winter Wheat

Seeding for Winter Wheat

There are a variety of factors that must be taken into account in order to successfully seed for winter wheat. Certain things need to be done correctly to have a good crop and these items all have equal importance. This article will take a look at what you need to insure a successful winter wheat…

Hay Barley For Feed

Hay Barley For Feed

When it comes to feed for livestock, all barley is not the same. There are many different feed varieties and many more are being developed as time goes on. The Montana Food and Agricultural Development Center (FADC) Network shares our area’s development centers on their website. The FADC does extensive research on these varieties of…

fertilizer spreader

New Features for Fertilizer Spreaders

More and more in today’s farm industry, farmers are purchasing their own fertilizer spreaders rather than hiring them from the local fertilizer dealer. In the past, most farmers would simply hire the big box rig spinner-spreaders to get the job done, but more often than not, farmers that have the acreage to justify it, are…

Malt Barley

Malting Barley Association Names 2019 Recommendations

The American Malting Barley’s Association has added four new varieties to their 2019 list of recommendations. New varieties on the list are: ABI Growler. This variety is a 2-rowed mid season spring barley that has been developed by Busch Agricultural Resources in Fort Collins, Colorado. Bill Coors 100 and Moravian 165. A 2-rowed spring variety,…