Monthly Archives: September 2011

Managing Flood Damaged Crops and Forage from Tropical Storm Irene

The factsheet Managing Flood Damaged Crops and Forage from Tropical Storm Irene contains information specific to handling crops that have been flooded by Hurricane Irene.  Other documents out there focus on the general problem of handling flooded crops, but many … Continue reading

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Inoculant Applicators Are Relatively Simple to Attach and May be ‘Free’ From Your Local Vendor

We do not endorse or promote the products of any company over another either explicitly or implicitly.  That said, I want to make you aware of companies that have contacted me with offers that might be of interest to farmers … Continue reading

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Update on Harvesting Crops that Have Been Flooded

Many, particularly in the Southern Vermont, are either gearing up for corn harvest or have already begun.  If you have crops that have been flooded and you plan to harvest them for feed or let animals graze them, this post … Continue reading

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Making the Most of a Bad Situation

Daniel Hudson and Dennis Kauppila, UVM Extension The situation faced by Vermont farmers raising corn reminds me of one of my favorite scenes from the movie Chariots of Fire where Eric Liddell (the main character) is running the 440 yard … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Lowly Corn Stalk

By Daniel Hudson, UVM Extension Agronomist It is relatively easy to see the cost-benefit relationship associated with measuring milk production and/or quality in your dairy herd.  When you learn that things are not going as well as they could be … Continue reading

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