Tips & Tricks

  • Polywire

    Stop Spinning Tires

    Paige Smart

    I love diversity. I love polywire, strip grazing, and red clover. Ray’s Crazy Mix was my introduction to the idea of diversified forages and renovating the soil. I’ve seen what a difference can be made to forage quality by selecting a brown mid rib variety or using a photoperiod sensitive sorghum sudan. I don’t want to take anything away from the…

  • Double play with vetch

    Balancing Forage Production

    Paige Smart

    The importance of balancing forage production! One lesson that farming has taught me is that there is no silver bullet. You hear a lot about selecting THE right forage for your area as if there is a single forage that will meet the need. In the Southeast, as part of the transition zone of the United States, there is no single forage to meet our…

  • Crabgrass failure

    So, you have a seed complaint....

    Joshua Baker

    Here are some tips to getting what you want when it comes to seed complaint situations.

  • Oats Plus

    Unintended Consquences

    Joshua Baker

    If we knew the reaction of all of our actions it would definitely help guide our actions. Most of us, however, learn by trial and error. Out of errors we are then able to learn and move into the future with a more solidified plan. Then there are those occasions where the negative results of our actions are hard to measure. In these cases it’s easy…