What’s my farm’s manure worth?

Posted on May 19, 2022 in Forage Foundations
Ashley Blackburn, Vita Plus – Plants can’t distinguish between manure and commercial fertilizer, so taking advantage of these nutrients can help you manage fertilizer costs for crop production. Many factors can affect the nutrient composition of manure and the nutrient availability to plants. Understanding these factors can help you put a dollar value to your farm’s manure.

What’s the best crop for my soil?

Posted on April 14, 2020 in Forage Foundations

By Steve Murty, Vita Plus forage products specialist
Customers ask this question each year before planting season, and it may still be asked several times per year on the same acre. To answer this question, you need to examine the various components that make up the soil environment.

Soil health boosts crop health and more – Nathen Nysse, Peninsula Pride Farms, LLC

Posted on February 1, 2019 in Forage Foundations

By Nathen Nysse, Peninsula Pride Farms, LLC agronomist
Soil health is a complex concept that takes years of patience and care to complete. Yet it can have many positive implications for your crops, water quality and more. Use these steps to help increase your soil health.