The bed is prepped, the seed is set, and the season is off to a great start. You feel proud and your crops look great. You do your duties and scout properly to make sure you have no unforeseen problems but finally you happen to notice
Kelp meal has been fed to livestock for over a century. Livestock farmers living near ocean coasts have seen the benefits of feeding seaweeds to their animals for years. Kelp meal is one of the only plant species that is full of chelated minerals, vitamins, and phytonutrients to help maintain the health of your horse.
Pasture season is going to come quick. When it warms up every spring, I witness young stock chase because the fence was not walked and the young stock new to the pasture were out running all over the neighbor’s farms.
Copper is an essential trace mineral that’s important for the growth of bones, body, and wool, healthy nerve fibers, coat pigmentation, and white blood cell function. It’s needed for all grazing livestock, including sheep!
Fertrell Liquid 3-4-3 is formulated to meet the nutritional demands of high producing crops in a liquid fertilization program, a supplemental drip or foliar program. It is a balanced NPK product that contains kelp, liquid humates, fish emulsion, and sodium nitrate. These provide a boost at planting time or during the growing season by increasing nutrient uptake and stimulating soil biology.
Pigs are usually pretty “Bullet Proof” when raising them. The concerns with pig and the spring season are cold wet ground and increased parasite activity. Both of these can be managed by keeping the pigs moving on fresh ground regularly.
Grazing season is here for many of you. Or coming soon for the rest. Grazing season is always exciting for both the livestock and you. Spring grass is rich in protein and potassium. These can be a deadly combination for most grazing livestock.
Looking for Baby chicks? Consider connecting with the breeders of heritage type poultry breeds. There are a few resources available to connect you with the actual poultry breeders. Folks who have a passion to improve and maintain poultry breeds as they were intended.
Garlic seems like an untimely subject, but around this time of the year I find myself focused on garlic. I work on preserving the garlic that is left in the pantry from last year, and also start tending to my new garlic plants that are coming up out of the ground. I have been growing garlic for decades.