Season 1, Episode 5
Here’s a breakdown of the articles we’ve featured in this March 2021 issue:
- Our first highlight covers planting technology – its costs, benefits and drawbacks. Three producers from Wilder, Declo and Rupert share with us their equipment upgrades and planting strategies, their struggles and experiences.
- In this article, Terry, Keith and Bryan Jorgensen talk about the seed potato and fresh-pack potato business on their operation near Grace. The farm-to-plate sector may have the greatest opportunities moving forward, they say, and Jorgensens tell us a little about that journey.
- I know, in March you’re not really thinking about your grain bins – you have the planter being calibrated, the tractors getting serviced and are even thinking about that first hay chopping. But don’t overlook the grain bins. Here’s a reminder of the off-season maintenance that needs to happen.
- Humor columnist Michele Coleman says families should agree on a lot of things – where to live, how much to save, where to roast the hot dogs in summer, for instance. But every late-winter bull sale season a small explosion ignites in the Coleman household as the family divides and takes sides – regarding breed type, affordable bids, and acceptable birth weights.
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