Copperhead Agricultural Products Acquires RK Products

Two great agricultural companies are coming together to provide enhanced products for farmers. Copperhead Agricultural Products, based in Sioux Falls, S.D., will acquire RK Products, based in Moline, Ill., and founded by Phil Kester. “Copperhead Agricultural Products first took notice of RK Products in 2015, since they adhere to the same high-quality standards,” says Jake Jass, Copperhead Agricultural Products sales & marketing manager. “Phil is … Continue reading Copperhead Agricultural Products Acquires RK Products

Top Equipment Searches

For Cattle and Livestock We understand that raising and tending to your cattle is not seasonal. Tending to cattle is a year-round, around-the-clock, full time job. Next to your actual livestock, the most important thing for your cattle is the equipment. We have mapped out a few facts & equipment search trends throughout the United States. Top Searches for Cattle and Livestock Equipment Trailers: 45% … Continue reading Top Equipment Searches

Easy Does It…Low-Stress for Dairy Cows

Methods for Dairy Cow Safety The key word is patience. A good stockman will tell you that if you practice low-stress cattle handling on your operation you should expect to see positive production and lower rates of illness and mortality. Low-stress cattle handling uses the natural adaptive characteristics of the cow to induce and direct movement. Moving cattle slowly is best. Every time you handle … Continue reading Easy Does It…Low-Stress for Dairy Cows

Looking for Added Revenue Streams?

Consider Hosting Hunters on Your Property Finding ways to augment revenue streams by your agricultural operations can provide financial resources to manage your expenses. Alternative uses of your farmland can bring in additional revenues. It can also increase the value of your land as you expand its utility. Americans spend roughly $90 billion each year on hunting-related expenses. Opening up your property to groups of … Continue reading Looking for Added Revenue Streams?

Almond Harvest

Across The Region As of July 6, 2018 the global almond market is expected to reach 11,800 million U.S. dollars by he end of 2025 according to a press release distributed by SBWire. The U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), they have predicted a record crop of almonds in 2018. California almond orchards are expected to produce 2.30 billion pounds of nuts … Continue reading Almond Harvest