Insights

Read the latest articles from the experts at Stockdale’s and the Tennessee Farmers Cooperative.

Container Gardening

Raised bed or container gardening has many advantages over traditional backyard gardens, including better soil and fewer weeds. Before you give it a try, follow these few types to get you on the right track. Bed Selection: It’s important to…

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Those Moles Have Got to Go!

Moles are known for being garden and yard pests found around the world. Moles are highly territorial, carnivorous small animals that feed on earthworms, grubs, and insects. What moles are most known for is their use of tunnels to travel.…

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Manage Your Pregnant Mare’s Diet Carefully

Proper care and feeding of mares during pregnancy is vital to both the mare and foal. It’s important for the pregnant mare to maintain moderate to moderately fleshy body condition throughout pregnancy. After foaling and during lactation, mares will lose weight…

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Sprayer Education

Springtime is here! That means grasses and weeds are growing. Stockdale’s offers a full line of pasture sprayers. In this video, Barry Gray, Regional Livestock Specialist, shows us some of the key features on their 300 gallon boomless sprayer.

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Spring Cattle Working

Soon the dreariness of winter will fade away and it will be spring. Many cattle producers work their cattle in the springtime and now is the perfect time to start planning for that process. There are many decisions to be…

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6 Most Common Gardening Mistakes

Whether you've gardening for a week or a decade, mistakes are inevitable. By fixing, you can see a great difference in your garden’s success this year! 1. Using disease-susceptible plants. Gardens planted with attention to disease-resistant plants are much easier…

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Feed Bins

In the winter months, one of the challenging factors for a beef producer is fighting feed costs. Stockdale’s offers a full bulk feed delivery on farm, but in order to take advantage of that program, you need a place to…

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Grass Tetany Does Not Have to be Your Destiny

As we approach spring, the warmer weather calls for preventative measures to reduce the potential for cattle to develop the costly, often-deadly disease known as grass tetany. Grass tetany is a complex metabolic disorder of cattle associated with a deficiency…

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Livestock System

In this video, Barry Gray, Regional Livestock Specialist, discusses things to consider when purchasing a livestock system, including safety for you and your animals, durability and longevity. The livestock systems purchased at Stockdale’s have many great benefits and features. Barry…

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Defeating Pesky Crabgrass

Defeating crabgrass in your yard: challenging, but not impossible! This problematic clump grass is an annual pest that is most known for growing in the thin and bare spots across your lawn. Before this coarse, yellowish-green grass dies each fall,…

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