A discussion of factors to consider when determining the inherent value of straw.
This planner allows producers to input their own values for yields, prices, fixed and variable costs.
Deciding what crops to grow and the number of acres of each crop to plant are complex management decisions.
When early fall frosts impact immature crops, seed quality can be drastically impaired.
How do I determine the price of standing hay?
Using forages in rotation extends crop rotations, reduces input costs and lowers financial risk. Producers often hesitate to include forages in crop rotations due to establishment and termination challenges.
Early frost can be detrimental to crops especially if the development has been delayed.
What are the options for grain storage in large-crop years?
When should I run my fans? What are the minimum weather conditions required?
How does weather affect my stored grain?
To complete harvest as quickly as possible, with the lowest possible crop loss and with minimal cash costs, many farmers have, or are considering, natural grain drying.
The fact sheet provides information on the management of flax straw.
These FAQs are intended to clarify how Plant Breeders' Rights (PBR) and the Seeds Act impact the sale and transfer of seed.
The purpose of a fungicide is to control disease during crop establishment, increase the productivity of the crop by protecting photosynthetic potential (maintain yield), reduce blemishes and improve kernel characteristics (maintain market value), or improve storage life and quality of harvested plants, grain, or produce.
What are the steps to follow before putting grain into a bin?
Several factors are important in determining how much spray will drift.
When is the best time to terminate a forage stand? What products are recommended for forage stand removal? How soon can I seed into the terminated forage stand? Are there any restrictions as to the crop I can seed?
What is meant by seed purity?