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Farm How To Articles

Farm How-To

Welcome to our Farm How-To page. Through our Co-Op, we've spent nearly a century working with farming and agriculture enthusiasts who appreciate life in the outdoors with all its challenges and rewards. We know that every farm, whether it's a small hobby farm or a large commercial row crops operation, experiences an eternal evolution. There are always new projects to be completed, equipment to be repaired, and efficiencies to be gained.

We offer a collection of articles that give you practical tips and guidance on how to choose the best fencing equipment, low-cost tips for pasture management, and daily resources and links for dairy and poultry farmers. Growers looking for tips on sustainable agriculture, crop rotation, and harvesting need only make one visit to our How-To page to find relevant advice from experienced crop management professionals. As your farm evolves, whether you're homesteading or starting an urban farm, check back with us for up-to-date, seasonal articles sure to meet your growing needs.

Aerial Imagery Program

In 2014, Southern States has focused primarily on expanding its airplane aerial imagery program. Airplanes with cameras fly over the fields, capturing images at 1 meter... Read More

Starter Fertilizer for Corn

Starter fertilizer gives corn a nutrient boost right from the start. Because starter fertilizer is applied at planting, the seed receives much-needed nutrients immediately... Read More

Management Zones

Even within a single field, many different variables can affect how your crop performs. Management zones offer a solution by isolating different problem... Read More

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