Farmwest Admin's blog
- Kale as a winter feed source
- Late season grasses as winter feed and the effect of passive fertilization
- Forage quality, yield and maturity rates of 6 alfalfa varieties
- Determine optimum alfalfa seeding rate and seed mix
Kale as a winter feed source. Last year, the farmer grew one variety of kale (late maturing). We found that the kale grew very well and kept its nutritional qualities till late in the season (December 17 – Relative Feed Value of 425).
Pig manure can be turned into an adhesive for use in asphalt as a replacement for petroleum-based products. Swine producers can benefit when they dispose of their manure with the engineers who developed the adhesive technology. Bio-Adhesive Alliance is approximately six month from having the first batch of mass-produced adhesive ready for use, said Elham Fini of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Ultimately, the process ends up a win-win for farmers.