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For good, better, or best
Feb. 7, 2022
It's been a year since I transitioned from being a regional seed company consultant to farming with my family full time. I feel very settled in this role, and there’s a long list of accomplishments...
Rules are made to be broken
Nov. 10, 2021
Forage management rules are everywhere. They are intended to be quick, easy ways to help guide choices as you learn. These rules are great guiding principles...
Cattle and crops are a perfect pair
April 26, 2021
by Paige SmartS & K Livestock Development LLC is a custom cattle grazing business that was started by my brother, Ryan Kennedy, and I in 2018. Ryan had been using cover crops and minimum til...
Thinking of feeding seed? Think again.
Feb. 24, 2017
Producers within the Fescue Belt struggle with depressed performance of their cattle. The fungus produced by an endophyte in Kentucky 31 fescue costs the industry an estimated $1 billion annuall...
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