I visited the farm and proceeded to go over how to level the planter in the shop with a particular tractor.The real answer really is the shop is not a good place to do that job. You really need to be in the field with the planter in the ground planting. It is best to be level or slig
It's May 1st. The forecast shows some unseasonably cool temperatures this coming week. By the calendar we should be safe to plant corn now, right? Indiana growers were asking the same question about two weeks ago. The following are some excerpts from an article on imbibitional chilling in
If your farm is planning for new barns, bunk silos or certain other structures, you may also be required to obtain a General Permit for Stormwater Discharges (SPDES Construction Permit). This requirement is often overlooked by farms and a number of facilities have been cited during CAFO inspectio
“This new 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program encourages agricultural retailers, service providers and other certified professionals to adopt proven best practices through the 4Rs, which refers to using the Right Source of Nutrients at the Right Rate, Right Time in the Right Place” (4R
in media disseminations and governmental mandates change, almost by the hour, Western New York Crop Management is implementing practices that aim to keep our employees and clients safe and productive. We fully acknowledge that we are coming into a critical time for planting and maintain our commi
The tire pressure also has a profound effect. Why does this happen? Uniform seed placement and correct depth are very important. Poor seed depth and spacing will reduce yields and waste great genetics, good soil fertility and effective herbicides. If the planter drops doubles or triple see
When planting perennial hay fields, decisions made now will affect your harvest for several years. So, it pays to put a little extra thought into making sure you start the crop off right.
When planting alfalfa into less than ideal soils, seeding forage mixes is a good idea to help co
Welcome to wnycma.com. We have spent a lot of time upgrading our website and are very excited to have you using it. Cma clients are encouraged to create an account and interact with their farm's data. There will be continual feature growth in this project so keep your eyes on this space.