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GROUP SPECIES/ VARIETY TYPICAL USE PLANT TYPE PRODUCTION PERIOD WINTER HARDINESS
Fescues Creeping Red Boreal Hay & Pasture Basal Spring - Fall Excellent
Meadow Fescue Tored Hay & Pasture Basal Spring - Fall Fair to Good
Tall Fescues SWAJ Hay & Pasture Basal Spring - Fall Very Good
Riding Brand Hay & Pasture Basal Spring - Fall Fair to Good
Cowgirl Hay & Pasture Basal Spring - Fall Fair to Good

 

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Posted: Nov 26, 2021

Growers are well into the planning process for the 2022 crop and with harvest complete it’s time to evaluate last year’s input purchases to ensure you made the most out of your budget. 

Inoculants are often not top of mind during this process, but they are a critical component in pulse and soybean production as a poor nodulation can’t be corrected in-season and can devastate a crop’s yield potential.

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Posted: Nov 09, 2021

Dennis Friesen considers himself one of the lucky ones.

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