Gold-Eagle Cooperative News

Application of Nitrogen Fertilizer in Soybeans
Monday, November 20, 2017

South Dakota is a major soybean producing state in the US. During the 2016 growing season, 5.17 million acres of South Dakota cropland had soybean harvested. Producers generally rotate soybeans with corn or occasionally wheat and nitrogen fertilizer management is usually performed on the corn or wheat prior to or succeeding the soybean crop. Soybean […]

Beef Growth Performance Continues to be Stable
Monday, November 20, 2017

The current growth benchmark for actual weaning weight is 554 pounds at 192 days of age, with an average daily gain of 2.5 pounds.

Holiday Wreaths
Monday, November 20, 2017

Decorative wreaths are a popular favorite during the holiday season.

New Method Analyzes Corn Kernel Characteristics
Friday, November 17, 2017

With the help of a new imaging machine developed at the University of Illinois breeders can learn the number of kernels per ear, plus a lot more information than can be manually observed.

Selecting the Perfect Christmas Tree
Friday, November 17, 2017

Many people recall nostalgic memories of selecting a Christmas tree with their families.

Nitrogen Fertilizer Prices and Costs Lower for 2018
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Nitrogen fertilizer prices are averaging lower now than in any time since September 2008.

Is That Barn Worth Remodeling?
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Discussions of remodeling versus building new facilities are never simple and come with many challenging questions.

Why Grain Test Weight Matters
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Many factors influence test weight.

Corn Supply a Burden to Prices
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Corn prices will struggle to find support due to the ample supply available during the 2017-18 marketing year.

The Challenge and Cost of Turnover Rates in Pig Barns
Monday, November 13, 2017

What makes the swine industry so special? I believe it is the many people that work in it: family members, managers, and all the barn employees. Being a swine caregiver, or a swine technician, can be a rewarding occupation. However, employee turnover seems to remain high. The National Pork Board 2016-2017 “Employee Compensation & HR […]

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