Gold-Eagle Cooperative News

When Dry, Focus on Heifers and the Young Cows
Monday, March 26, 2018

Cattle management during drought is about minimizing herd total weight to match the available forage while maintaining calf numbers.

What is Success or Failure in 2018 for Dicamba?
Monday, March 26, 2018

It’s difficult to recall the debut of a weed management technology that generated more divisiveness than the 2017 introduction of dicamba-resistant soybean varieties and the accompanying use of dicamba.

An Estimate of March 1 Corn Stocks
Monday, March 19, 2018

On March 29, the USDA will release the Quarterly Grain Stocks report.

Helping Calves Survive This Stressful Season
Monday, March 19, 2018

Here’s some tips to navigate calf health products that might be handy this calving season.

Corn Rootworm Management for 2018
Monday, March 19, 2018

Corn growers have come to expect some rootworm damage, but University of Illinois entomologists say putting management plans in place now could help growers avoid major losses.

Evaluate Hay Inventory and Cow Condition
Monday, March 19, 2018

Monitoring cow body condition is critical for staying on top of herd management.

Feed at Night. Calve During the Day.
Monday, March 19, 2018

Feeding cows later in the day and evening will increase the number of calves born during daylight hours.

Scout Your Cover Crop Fields for Wheat Stem Maggot in Corn
Monday, March 19, 2018

Last spring, wheat stem maggot damage was reported in corn fields that were previously planted to a cover crop.

Trade Retaliation Measures Could Hurt U.S. Farm Sector
Monday, March 12, 2018

This update looks at recent news items that highlight the negative impact trade retaliation measures could have on U.S. agriculture if the President follows through on his import tariff promise.

Research Finds Wind Farms Positively Impact Crops
Monday, March 12, 2018

Iowa State University researchers have found that wind turbines located in agricultural fields are a plus for the crops growing around them.

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