Originally written by Dr. Jason Weirich for Today's Farmer Magazine.
Click for links to the November 2019 Today's Farmer magazine. Today’s Farmer comes to you courtesy of your MFA Agri Services, AGChoice and MFA Incorporated. Today's Farmer is an agribusiness information service for farm families published by MFA Incorporated and is published 9 times annually, coming monthly except combined issues for June/July, August/September and December/January.
The past couple of years have illustrated how a condensed spring fertilizer application season can put significant pressure on the entire fertilizer supply chain — from producer to retailer to farmer.
One of the ways to reduce the risk of a short spring season is to apply your fertilizer requirements in the fall. The questions are: what are the major benefits to applying fertilizer in the fall? And, are there agronomic differences between fall and spring application for nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium? The primary reasons for making fertilizer applications in the fall are time, labor availability and open fields. READ MORE
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. Click the checkmarks below to reveal Dr. White's responses to frequently asked questions about pasture and hay management:
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.
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