A Celebration Of Farmers Like You! Ever wonder about the level of impact your work on the farm has on the world off the farm? Sometimes these things are difficult to step back and consider, especially when daily challenges of pulling calves, broken equipment and inclement weather are top of mind. But good news is […]
Our feed mill will be undergoing scheduled maintenance on Friday, June 7 2019. If you need feed please call your orders in by Thursday, June 6 to ensure that we will be able to manufacture and deliver your order. We will be operating fully again on Monday, June 9.
This past winter there were extreme temperature drops when there wasn’t much snow cover across Wisconsin. With alfalfa stands suffering some degree of winterkill, we need to consider replanting. Different options are appropriate depending on the farmer’s situation. Option 1: Terminate The Current Stand Before First Cut If there are <50 alfalfa stems per square […]
Your nutritional strategy can help your cows beat the heat when on-farm management protocols aren’t enough. Lactating dairy cows are prone to heat stress when the temperature humidity index (THI) rises above 68. A drop in milk production follows within 48 hours. While managing heat stress with on-farm protocols is necessary, nutritional solutions can also […]
Congratulations to our 2019 Pork Chop Day raffle prize winners! Mycogen Cooler — Dave Clintsman Jr. Yeti Cooler — Kirk Haslow Stihl Chainsaw — David S Martin Stihl Weed Eater — Matthew Horst Traeger Grill — Daryl Oberholtzer Pair of Fold Up Chairs — Don Kotcon Stihl Leaf Blower — Rem Jem Pair of Fold […]
Resistance of certain weeds to glyphosate and ALS inhibitors is expanding in Clark, and surrounding counties. While there are a number of these weed biotypes, waterhemp is one such weed with resistance to multiple classes of herbicides. With few herbicide options available for control, growers must deploy new strategies in how they manage waterhemp-infested fields. […]
Most of the discussion of calf feeding and management in cold weather revolves around these questions; Should I start feeding more milk? Should I increase total solids? Should I add a fat supplement during the winter? A goal of these feeding strategies is to provide more calories to the calf. Beyond cold stress, calves face […]
The Basics of Calf Management become critical for calf health and vitality during times of extreme cold stress. Pay attention to your calves environment making sure they are dry and have proper ventilation. Feeding rates of milk or milk replacer may need to be increased to maintain energy levels for increased maintenance needs. Spending extra […]
With the frigid weather coming later this week please make sure to check your feed inventories and call ahead if you need to make an order! We will make our best effort as we battle these bitter cold temperatures. Thank you everyone for your cooperation during this extreme weather event.
Northside Elevator currently has a position open in our Accounts Payable department. This is a full time position with a friendly home town business. We offer competitive pay, 401k, profit sharing, insurance, and paid vacation. Interested applicants should head over to our careers page and read all about it. NorthsideElevator.com/careers