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The Top Benefits of Summer Manure Stockpiling

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When it comes to raising crops, any farmer will tell you, “timing is everything”. And that goes double for the timing of your manure application. Getting the right amount of nutrients applied to your field at the right tiime is a key factor to ensure a good start to next seasons crops. Stockpiling manure on the edge of a field in the summer can give you multiple advantages over waiting to purchase your manure, including more control over the timing of of your fall/winter manure application.

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The Pre-Construction Timeline of a Beef Confinement Building

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Beef confinement buildings are growing in popularity as an alternative to traditional beef feedlots. Many scenarios can arise that will dictate the construction schedule for a facility, including the overall complexity of the project, permitting process, and time spent designing and engineering the facility.

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What You Need to Know About Livestock Facility Site Selection

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Constructing a livestock facility is a large undertaking that involves many critical choices, including selecting your site for construction. Perhaps you already have a location in mind or multiple options to choose from. No matter what the situation is, we recommend considering the following factors before selecting a site for a greenfield livestock facility.

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Key Actions in Annual Livestock Recordkeeping

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Just like accounting, close-outs, buying feed and several other regular operational duties, environmental recordkeeping is a year-round process for livestock operations. The better an operator is at staying on top of these business items throughout the year, the more efficiently his or her business runs — and the easier these tasks become over time.

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5 Key Considerations For Your High Moisture Corn Area

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Deciding whether or not a high moisture corn area is a good fit for your operation doesn’t need to be a complicated one. We’ve broken down five key things you should consider when considering high moisture corn.

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Top 5 Secure Beef Supply Plan Questions

When it comes to foreign animal diseases, such as foot and mouth disease, understanding what a Secure Beef Supply Plan is and how it works is the first step you can take to protect your operation. We’ve put together a list of the top 5 secure beef supply plan questions and answers to help you learn more about this trending topic.

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The Importance of Low-Stress Working Facilities

With public scrutiny of animal welfare at an all-time high, it’s more important than ever to maintain high standards for animal care in facilities. This means conditions need to be humane and laser-focused on safety to maximize efficiency and minimize risks for animals and workers. Here are some of the primary factors you should consider when considering updating or fixing your cattle processing facility.

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