Tried and Tested: Deerfield Ag Services Has You Covered

Tried and Tested: Deerfield Ag Services Has You Covered

Considering the incredibly wet spring in 2019 and the unusually cold spring in 2020, producers have had a hard enough time getting their primary cash crops planted. That’s not enough to scare John Wallbrown, VP of Finance for Deerfield Ag Services and co-owner of Deerfield Farms, away from some supplemental planting with the goal of improving soil health. For over a decade, Deerfield Farms has experimented with the use of cover crops as a soil conservation tool, with the intent to use their experience to help customers reach their own production goals.

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Don’t Leave Money on the Grain Bin Floor

Don’t Leave Money on the Grain Bin Floor

Maintaining grain quality after harvest is paramount to protecting your investment when it’s time to go to market. Grain quality is determined by several factors: moisture content, bulk density, kernel size, kernel hardness, vitreousness, kernel density, damaged kernels, fungal infection, mycotoxins, insects and mites and their fragments, foreign material, odor, dust, milling yield, oil content, protein content, starch content and viability. Although grain quality can be impacted by several different risk factors, damage will typically occur during either handling or storage. You can mitigate these risks through the implementation of best practices and innovative technology.

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