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Ration Choice® Corn For Your Herd Health

Cows eating ration choice

It is hard to believe that we are over halfway through the month of June, which means a lot across the state of Michigan. Hopefully corn planting has ended with

Spring Alfalfa Management – Frost Heaving

Alfalfa Management

Spring planting of corn is in full swing across Michigan, and it will be time for first cutting hay to come off in short order. With the busyness that comes

DF Seeds is Michigan Proven

DF Seeds Planting Drone Shot

DF Seeds has expanded our seed testing program in Michigan. John Diehl started the “Best of the Best” soybean plots. We have invited our competitors to enter the plot and

Get to Know Summer Agronomy Intern: Alex Scovill

Alex Scoville Headshot

Alex Scovill has a deep history of Michigan agriculture. Growing up in Lainsburg, MI he watched his dad walk fields, showed livestock and was active in the local FFA. Alex

Fusarium Head Blight

Fusarium Head BLight

Fusarium Head Blight, also called Head Scab, is a wheat disease that is fought in Michigan ever year. Some years are worse than others. There is not a good way

Growers Edge

Spring planting is upon us, with the seed in the shed and equipment ready to go. We’ve previously discussed considerations for alfalfa stand establishment – from selecting the correct alfalfa

Putting Superior Seed Physiology First

Chris Varner in the field

Raised on a seed farm near Breckenridge, Michigan, Chris Varner knows first-hand the importance of seed quality. As the president of DF Seeds, it’s her mission to ensure every seed

Nori Project

Intercropping

Nori Carbon Market In 2021, we initiated a pilot project with Nori and three Michigan farms. The object was to better understand carbon markets and the impact various cropping systems

DF Seeds Offers Many Options for Organic Farmers

Non GMO DF Seeds

Organic Farming Options DF Seeds introduced DF 155 F seed that was organically grown in 2022.  As our #1 selling variety, we wanted organic farmers, to have the option of

Michigan Growing: Alfalfa Planting

Frozen alfalfa field

Alfalfa Planting With the snow melting and planting season near, we will soon be implementing the crop plans that we’ve decided on through the winter months. All crops deserve attention

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