GRASSLAND BLOG

The Need to Overseed, Think Green

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Many who care for warm season turf look upon winter over-seeding with a certain amount of apprehension, perhaps thinking the practice a necessary evil. Northern-dwelling snowbirds flee their colorless environments back home with visions of a picture-perfect green oasis in their heads. They rarely consider the hard work involved to make those dreams a reality prior to their arrival. Read More

Cover Crop Matrix

Thursday, July 19, 2018

On April 16, 2018 I prepped an area for my Spring Cover Crop Matrix. This would be a block consisting of 6’ x 6’ plots of Mustard, Purple Top Turnips, German Millet, Daikon Radish, Buckwheat, Phacelia, Frosty Berseem Clover, Survivor Winter Peas, Spring Oats and Sun Hemp. Seeding rates were as follows: Read More

GO In-Depth Cover Crop Event, 2018

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Folks started showing up in the Grand Hotel Lobby bright and early on Thursday morning. The weather forecast looked perfect for a day out in the countryside. Old friends were greeted, and new acquaintances were made. If I had a dime for every time I heard someone say, “you’re Kyla! Nice to put a face to your name” I’d have a pocket full of dimes. Read More

Trucking Ugly- What to expect for fall shipping, 2018.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Expect delays in pickup and delivery due to overwhelming volumes. With the new ELD laws in full effect for both Over the Road and Intermodal drayage carriers, we’re now seeing the fall out. Capacity and pricing on the Over the Road has pushed the demand over to Intermodal that is presently at a twelve-year high, or 120 % full capacity by ramp, across the US domestic market. Read More

Utilizing Clovers to Improve Feed Quality of Pastures

Thursday, May 24, 2018

One of the things that we like to investigate at our Richland, Iowa research farm is how our products perform. Being the leader in clovers and having the #1 selling Perennial Ryegrass in the area, Albion, we decided to see what kind of feed we could get from a two-way pasture mix. Read More


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