Farmers Racing Against Time

The race is on to get into the field and begin planting. Check out this news report that looks at the corn planting situation in 2015. It is time to get into the field before the fields get too wet. Typically, corn is planted first in late April followed by soybeans which are planted the

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We need Farmers to Feed the World

Take a second and check out this article, “The only thing that will feed the world is farmers” John Hart, Southeast Farm Press – December 17, 2104 “There is no single technology that will feed the world. The only thing that will feed the world is farmers,” Savage said at a forum on agricultural biotechnology

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Feed Testing

Feed testing – This article, “The importance of feed testing” by Janna Kincheloe, November 17, 2014” is one of the best articles I have read on the topic of feed testing. This article looks at three key components: 1) Proper Sampling – The article explains how to collect a consistent feed sample 2) Quality Analysis – This

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Behind the Scenes at McDonalds

Behind the scenes at McDonalds. McDonalds is opening its operations for people to see the true story of what the food product looks like. McDonalds is starting down a new journey. Our Food – Your Questions The beef is just like the beef you get at the grocery store. With the emergence of social media,

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I Have a Question About Testing Where Do I Go

Ever had a laboratory testing question, but could not find the answer? Consider sending your testing question to Midwest Labs

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Drought -Tolerant Seeds

Check out this video regarding drought tolerant corn. This might the choice of many growers to help minimize the risk of dry, drought conditions.

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Cedar Ridge Winery and Distillery

The development of a distillery…Cedar Ridge Vineyard opened 12 years ago and was looking to differentiate itself from the market. This is where the distillery idea came to fruition. In the heart of a grain country a new idea was born and implemented.  It is a cool story. Learn and listen more to Jeff Quint’s

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