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New crops equal new feeding practices

Adding corn to rotations is changing livestock 
feeding practices in Western Canada

As corn moves into Western Canada, so does the opportunity for livestock producers to diversify and improve the diet of their animals. Beef and dairy producers in the west have embraced corn as part of their animals’ ration and are increasing corn acres rapidly. Traditionally, beef cattle in the west have been fed with one […] Read more

Getting ready for corn planting

Check these four key planter parts before seeding to help ensure a successful season

Make corn planting less stressful by doing as much preparation as possible ahead of time. This includes ensuring all equipment is in proper working order to prevent any problems. There are four main components in any corn planter that should be examined before planting. 1. Seed transmission system Sprockets and chains should be in good […] Read more