Originally written by Dr. Jason Weirich for Today's Farmer Magazine.
Combining MFA’s precision program and scouting services gives growers comprehensive field management solutions
Change in service logistics affects both urbanized and remote locations
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will relocate the Economic Research Service (ERS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to the Kansas City Region.
COMBINE FOLIAR APPLICATIONS TO HELP FIGHT STRESS, PROMOTE HEALTH GROWTH AND TURBOCHARGE YIELDS WITH NITROGEN-FUNGICIDE SYNERGY
Horse owners looking for a premium equine feed now have more choices from MFA.
Nationally recognized Tribute® Equine Nutrition has been added to the product lines at MFA Agri Services, AGChoice and local affiliates. Tribute Equine Nutrition products are manufactured by Kalmbach Feeds, a family-owned business based in Upper Sandusky, Ohio.
Although well known among professional equestrians, Tribute has only been widely sold east of the Mississippi River until now, said Mike Spidle, MFA Incorporated strategic feed specialist. This partnership will be Kalmbach’s first big push into MFA territory.
This week we had an opportunity to post a variety of positions throughout the company.
Congratulations to Cassidy Brown for receiving the Outstanding Senior Award from the American Society of Agronomy.
MFA Health Track has partnered with the Cattle Trace pilot program. "The goal of the Cattle Trace pilot is to create a more-effective beef disease response tracking system while protecting the data. We are proud to lend our expertise to this industry-led effort. Customers who want to participate can opt-in,” said Mike John, manager of MFA Health Track.
Questions and answers with MFA Director of Nutrition Dr. Jim White.
What do you see when you look at a forage stand? A source of livestock feed or a commodity to be sold? The more forage you have, the more cattle you can feed. Fertilizer is a principal input cost for a forage crop. There are no substitutes or shortcuts for providing adequate nutrients. Cutting back on fertilizer will likely cost more over the long run because of decreased yields and stand longevity. We recently dropped in on MFA’s Director of Nutrition Dr. Jim White to ask a few questions about strategies for improving forages and what they can mean for cattle performance. His responses are below:
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