Everything that happens out in the field — from a bountiful yield to a productive harvest — starts with a properly planted seed. And while winter may not be over just yet, properly preparing your planter now can help you get a productivity-boosting head start to the season.
Optimism and livestock production go together like cheese and burgers. Caring for animals, watching them grow, feeding the world — what’s not to be optimistic about? With a positive outlook for 2015, there is good reason to prepare for a productive year.
As 2014 winds down, you’re likely already deep into planning for 2015 — ordering seed, pulling soil samples, deciding which inputs to prepay and whether equipment needs replacing or upgrading. Perhaps now, more than in recent years, the equipment decision will lead you to another question: Buy or lease?