With some of last year’s grain crop still in storage and a bumper crop expected
this year, the demand for grain storage is high.
“Grain can be stored in many types of facilities,” North Dakota State University
Extension Service agricultural… Continue reading
By: Darrin Pack
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – With parts of the Midwest experiencing wetter-than-normal weather conditions, a Purdue Extension forage specialist is urging farmers to make sure their hay is adequately dried before baling and storage to reduce the risk… Continue reading
By: Darrin Pack
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – With heavy rains and high humidity expected to continue for the next few weeks across parts of the Midwest, a Purdue Extension specialist is advising corn and soybean producers to check their… Continue reading
By: John George, P.E., Agricultural Engineering Associates
Q: I keep hearing about feedlots and lagoons contaminating groundwater with Nitrate Nitrogen. What is the real story?
A: Manure contains significant Nitrogen which could be a concern if it reaches concentrations in… Continue reading
By: John George, Agricultural Engineering Associates
Let’s consider the “WHY” first! Earthen lagoons are commonly used for manure/wastewater storage/treatment. While true “zero” seepage is not possible with simple earthen lagoons, decades of experience has proven that most soils in their… Continue reading
Whether farmers and ranchers are hauling hay bales to storage or moving them to pasture to feed cattle in winter, how efficiently they do so has a big impact on productivity and profits.
While conventional hay trailers have been around… Continue reading