Why is AA different than previous alfalfa?

Nov 16, 2022 | Premier Co-op
CROPLAN AA varieties show stronger roots, healthier plants, higher yield, and increased stand persistence potential over the life of a stand.

November Energy News

Nov 07, 2022 | Premier Co-op
I hope you get the chance to get outside in November. By the time I write the next newsletter, we could see below zero temperatures. Or it could be 70 degrees outside. You just never know. You gotta love Wisconsin. If you don’t like the weather, wait a day.

Managing Winter Calf Barn Ventilation

Nov 07, 2022 | Premier Co-op
Temperature fluctuations during winter tend to present challenges for calf raisers across the Midwest and many farms will see an uptick in respiratory issues. More calves are being raised in barns or other housing with greater protection from the elements and these structures rel...

Who's Your 2023 Seed Supplier?

Nov 07, 2022 | Premier Co-op
As we write the last few paragraphs of our 2022 crop season, we are also in the process of making plans for a successful 2023 season that will be here before we know it. As you are planning, purchasing seed is probably at the top of your list. For those of you that have not inclu...

From the Manager's Desk

Nov 07, 2022 | Premier Co-op
By the time this update reaches you, we will have wrapped up the first month of our new fiscal year, turned the corner on this year’s corn and soybean harvest, have a good jump on replenishing the soil nutrients removed by the crop, had our first taste of winter weather (ea...

Hit 105% APH or get your Money Back

Oct 25, 2022 | Premier Co-op
Advanced Acre Rx Prescription Programs The data agrees. A total acre systems approach to crop management pays off. In 2021 Answer Plot® trials, the Elite Rx® 105% prescription of the Advanced Acre® Rx program led to a 25.4-bushel increase in yield on average compar...

Ease Labor with Mini Bulk Bins

Oct 06, 2022 | Premier Co-op
Replace your bagged feed with a Mini Bulk Bin.  It is exactly what it sounds like, a mini bulk bin, that Premier Cooperative furnishes on farm for any type of bagged feed you may be handling.  The Mini Bulk System brings multiple benefits to producers, such as, eliminat...

Fall Alfalfa Fertilizer Applications

Oct 06, 2022 | Premier Co-op
Fall is a perfect time to replace and correct the nutrients needed for next year. Potassium (K), phosphorous (P) and sulfur (S) applications in the fall are important for high-yield and high-quality alfalfa. First-crop alfalfa growth is often difficult to fertilize during wet soi...

Fall Stand Evaluations

Oct 06, 2022 | Premier Co-op
Now is the time to evaluate your alfalfa stands and decide which alfalfa fields should be rotated to another crop next season. Alfalfa stands should be routated out oproduction based on their root scores and stem counts. Keep in mind, alfala stand health will not improve over win...

From the Manager's Desk

Oct 06, 2022 | Premier Co-op
As we move into the fall months, in a typical year we start to see the prices consumers pay at the pumps move lower from the peak driving season. However, in recent weeks gas prices have begun to climb again after dropping to $3.40 per gallon from their summer highs of nearly $5....