GRASSLAND BLOG

GO-Richland 2018 Recap

Monday, December 03, 2018

Looking back at the 2018 growing season at our Richland, Iowa Research Farm, it was quite a condensed season. We had the coldest April in 100 years. I learned that the normal flowering dates for our clovers were pushed back 4-6 days and forage production was cut drastically. FIXatioN Balansa Clover forage production was less than half of what it was in the Spring of 2017. Snow and below freezing temperatures into the last week of April really limited forage production and while the flowering dates were a bit later, they couldn’t make up for the 3 weeks of growth they missed out on. Read More

My First Western Seed Association Meeting

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Kansas City, Missouri, known for jazz, amazing barbecue and of course, the Western Seed Association annual meeting. Read More

Overcoming Tragedy

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

As many of you may know, this past weekend, our office caught on fire.  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


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