GRASSLAND BLOG

Fixation Balansa Clover

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

As a serious deer manager, I am always searching for the best nutritional forages to supplement my deer herd. I have made a proven and definite find for one of the best deer forages that I have ever used. It’s Fixation Balansa CloverRead More

Breaking the Columbia Root Knot Nematode life cycle with Carwoodi Oil Seed Radish

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Columbia Root Knot Nematodes (CRKN) are a pest of the Washington, Oregon, Idaho and the San Louis Valley in Colorado potato crop. It can reduce yield and quality, causing economic loss to the grower. Damage to potatoes appears as rough, warty patches on the outside of the tuber, with golden-brown spots in the potato's flesh from the dead females and their egg masses. These brown spots darken when the potato is fried, making the damage appear even more serious. In addition to damage on the potato tubers, above ground foliage may become stunted, wilted or turn yellow as the root system is destroyed causing a reduction in yields.  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

​Renovating Pastures with Clovers

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Every late winter and early spring I get numerous phone calls with one recurring topic. Can I over seed my pastures or hayfield with clovers during the winter and early spring months?
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Frosty Berseem Clover: Everything you wanted to know about using it in a grass on grass crop rotation but were too afraid to ask.

Wednesday, February 07, 2018
  1. When it comes to trying something new on the farm it’s not uncommon for hay producers to stick with what has worked for them in the past. That can be understandable given the demand from the hay buyers to be consistent for quality hay, especially to the dairy producers. A new option for better hay is cold-tolerant Frosty berseem clover. Frosty has been shown to increase yields up to 20%, increase protein by 12%, RFV by 11% and profits by up to 25%.
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