Flush Feeding Sows

  The topic of flush feeding (or flushing) comes up amongst sheep and goat farmers more often than it does for sows.  I first learned about flush feeding sows from a farmer in North Carolina, which has led me down a sow flush feeding rabbit hole. What does “flush...
Farm Update: Entering the Decision Season

Farm Update: Entering the Decision Season

By Andrew Moore Moore’s Seed and Grain Farms has entered the decision season.  Where we ask questions like: What do we plant this spring for fall 2024 harvest?  How many acres are going to be in corn, soybeans, “High Oleic” soybeans, grain sorghum, sunflowers, maybe...

New Year, New…Plan?

The start of the new year is a time to reflect on previous years’ successes, failures, and lessons learned. It’s a time for setting new goals.  As a nutritionist, I’m going to focus on the specific goal of tracking feed consumption. Do you know how much feed your...

Farm Update from Thanksgiving:

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday on the farm. It celebrates the hard work and long hours, blood, sweat, tears. We celebrate the finish line with the harvest celebration. We are thankful for the continued demand for the ingredients we produce on our farm for your...

The Case for Canola: Canola Meal

In “The Case for Canola” series, we have talked about where canola meal is grown, the benefits of the oil, and now, I want to talk about the benefits of canola meal in livestock feed. A lot of the canola meal on the market is solvent-extracted canola meal, where...