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Latest News & Information
Corn and Soybean Trials: Results From Local Farms
Listed below are results of corn trials at local farms:
Listed below are results of soybean trials at local farms:
M&R Feeds has often said "Farmers Feed The World." Now the Peterson Farm Bros. have released a video to tell the story. Click below to see the video.
Cheque to Shawville Hospital Foundation
M&R Feeds Shawville was pleased to present a cheque to the Shawville Hospital Foundation as part of our commitment to quality healthcare in our region. Click here for photo.
Caitlyn Leblanc, Dairy Consultant
We welcome Catilyn Leblanc to the M&R team as a Dairy Consultant. Caitlyn graduated from the University of Guelph with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Biology in April 2015. Caityln's passion for agriculture is evident in her commitment to farm customer service. Give her a call if you want the latest information on dairy nutrition and management practices.
Brett Coughlin, Certified Crop Advisor
Brett has successfully completed his Ontario and International designation as a Certified Crop Advisor. This program is designed to recognize a level of expertise and achievement attained by the crop consultant. Quoting from the CCA website, “Crop advisors provide advice and council producers in their decision making process. This responsibility requires a good understanding of science, food safety, technology, economics and environment. Crop advisors combine knowledge in these disciplines with their local experience to render sound recommendations.”
We are now the agent for Dupont Pioneer!
M&R Feeds is pleased to announce that we are the new agent in Renfrew and the Pontiac for Dupont Pioneer. This includes Pioneer brand seed corn, soybean, wheat, alfalfa, innoculate and more. Contact us for any questions on this new seed brand.
SmartLic Supplements: A feed product you should know
Extensive university research has gone into developing the innovative line of SmartLic supplements that target crucial areas like health, feed efficiency, and animal show and reproductive performance. Research consistently shows that feeding SmartLic supplements helps improve forage utilization, and that, combined with SmartLic’s low consumption rate results in lower feed costs on a per-day, per-head basis.
The economic driver for a cow/calf operation is weaning weight. Supplementing suckling calves with creep feed while they are young and growing rapidly promotes additional weight gain and can positively impact net return. Click here to read more about creep feeding.
Supporting Farm & Food Care Foundation
M&R Feeds is proud to support the Farm & Food Care Foundation as a Silver partner. This partnership provides for the publishing of The Real Dirt on Farming magazine (see below). This magazine provides for important information on farms and food production in Canada. Copies of the magazine are available free of charge from M&R Feeds locations in Micksburg, Pembroke and Shawville. Online versions are also available.
The Real Dirt on Farming English Version (online)
The Real Dirt on Farming French Version (online)
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