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Top Discussions for March
The 2014 marketing thread was a monster that ended up with more than 400,000 pageviews as readers kept coming back for daily updates. Will the 2015 marketing thread measure up? Time
will tell, but it’s already off to a strong start.
In the market for a new pickup? Here’s one reader’s strategy: “Considering that no dealership is willing to pay anything for a farm truck that has over 100,000 miles, it is a lot more frugal to buy used and drive the wheels off instead of buying new and giving it away with 120,000 miles.” That’s just one of many opinions on this thread.
Time to Buy Cows?
“I was thinking a year from now might be a good time to buy bred cows, but ... I have an opportunity to rent grass at a reasonable price.” So starts a thread that tackles what, when and where to buy livestock to capture the best chance for profits.
Low Lignin Alfalfa
Dairy farmers have started a robust discussion on the merits and challenges of growing low lignin alfalfa. Is there really a nutritional advantage? What fertilizer needs does the crop have? What equipment works best planting and harvesting it? This and more discussed.