Ag News and Views: December 2012
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As Ben Franklin once noted, the only two things one can count on with certainty are death and taxes. Most Americans go to extra lengths in order to delay them both as long as possible.
Noble Research Institute consultants have developed a series of online decision support calculators to help farmers and ranchers. The latest allows producers to determine the feasibility of purchasing an overhead feed bin and truck-mounted feeder.
Our most common recommendation to land managers for improving antler quality on white-tailed deer is to increase the age structure of the male segment of the herd. In other words, let the bucks get older.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service and the University of California-Davis Soil Resource Lab recently developed an app for smartphone-using farmers, ranchers or others interested in land stewardship.