One of the concerns that I have been encountering is regarding the use of a soil applied insecticide for fields that are going to be Corn on Corn in 2015, do I need it, and does it pay?
Some of the questions that need to be answered prior to making that decision are:
How many years has the field been Corn on Corn?
In most instances the longer the Corn on Corn rotation the higher the levels of corn rootworm larvae and beetles which translates into a reduced yield and income loss. more »
Attached is a good article from one of our suppliers on planting soybeans with different seed sizes.
Click on this link: PlanterOptimizationforDiffSoybeanSeedSizes_
Hope everyone is staying warm, if you have problems opening this file let me know.
Winter weather is here and it is a good time to think about your propane usage and access to your tank. Most of our customers are on scheduled delivery status. A description of scheduled delivery is that we deliver propane to your tank based on historical usage and temperature conditions. With this being said, it is always a good idea to keep an eye on your tank. If you make any changes to your usage that we are unaware of, it could affect the time we deliver to your tank. We do try and arrive when you are at approximately 20%, but do ask that you let us know if you get below this level and we have not arrived to put propane in your tank. more »
From the Energy Team at Central Valley Coop we want to thank you our customers for the opportunity to serve you in 2014! And we are looking forward to working with you in 2015. The start of the new year appears to have a significant question in front of it. The following section from the Van Trump report appears to summarize what we might see in 2015.
Will Crude Oil Prices Rebound or Continue To Tumble? OPEC is saying they believe the slide in oil prices will reverse by mid to late-Spring as demand rises and some key output is trimmed. Kiplinger is calling for oil to climb back towards $70-$75 per barrel by March. more »
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