Ag News and Views: February 2008
In the 2006 State of the Union Address, President George W. Bush proposed the Advanced Energy Initiative to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil through accelerated development of domestic, renewable alternatives to gasoline and diesel fuels.
If you see white surface crusting in areas of your fields, or if you see some areas that are wetter than others after a few days of rain, this could be an indication of a salt-affected soil.
The value of mineral supplementation is either discounted or overlooked by many beef cattle producers. Mineral supplements make up a small part of the total diet, but can play a big role in the overall performance of beef cattle.