Category: Agricultural Consulting Services

Corn is Sprinting: Does it need nitrogen?

It is the time of year that the corn crop is beginning to sprint. It is hard to find corn in the Northeast that was not planted under suitable conditions. With few exceptions, the majority of the corn planted has received ample amounts of precipitation and growing degree days this

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5 Planter Storage Tips for a Better Spring

By the time planting season comes to a close, it can be pretty tempting to put your planter away and not think of it again until we start to crest the hill of next spring. However, there are a number of steps you can take before storing your planter that

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Stewards of Change

The health of the environment and climate affects few industries as directly as agriculture. From soil health to major weather events, the livelihood of farmers depends on mother nature. While we can’t control the weather, there are many things farmers are doing to address the issue of sustainability. We sat

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Farming in the Northeast

Earlier this fall, one of our Agricultural Consulting Services (ACS) planners, was asked to put together some information for state legislators describing the value of farming in the northeast and the regulatory requirements that must be met to do so. This has great information for consumers unfamiliar with farming in

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Services in Action at Sunnyside Farms

At the beginning of September, Dairy One employees from our laboratories and Ithaca office visited Sunnyside Farms in Scipio Center, NY to see Dairy One services in action. Sunnyside is a customer of Dairy One on many levels, using our cameras, networks, software support, and DHI testing services. They are

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In the Field with ACS

Since the weather has improved over the last few weeks, ACS and Dairy One field staff members have been a rare siting in the office. Farmers have been out in the field taking advantage of the good weather, which means our ACS staff have been especially busy. One of the

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Getting the Dirt on ACS

Agricultural Consulting Services, or ACS, is the crop consulting organization at Dairy One. ACS offices can also be found in Henrietta, NY. While they may not appear to fall directly under the Dairy One umbrella at first glance, ACS is a crucial piece of the Dairy One puzzle. Everything on

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4 Things to Think About Before A Fall Cutting

Fall is here! Are you considering taking another cut of hay? Here are 4 Things to Think About Before Taking a 4th or 5th Cut of Hay: 1. Stand Health – Crop Rotation Plan – A late fall cutting of hay, especially alfalfa, can have a detrimental effect on the

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