No matter the size of your operation, effective herbicides and pesticide application can be vital to your success. Whether you’re in the sweltering southeast or the moderate northwest, you have to consider the elements when deciding when to spray. Get wet! The moisture from a heavy overnight dew provides plants with additional moisture, allowing them […]
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Ragan & Massey is at the forefront of the forage seed and agricultural chemical industries. Since we first opened our doors in 1991, we have grown to offer 34 high-quality, innovative products under 12 proprietary brands that are available in over 3,500 stores nationwide.
Today, our founders, Tom Ragan and Mike Massey, continue to lead our company from our headquarters in Ponchatoula, Louisiana. As always, they are searching for new ways to serve the hardworking people who use our products and meet the ever-increasing demand for our current product lines.
Whether you’re working on the back forty or just in the backyard, we’re betting that we have a forage seed, turf seed, wildlife plot seed or property-beautifying solution that’s just right for you. So please—take a look around, and let’s discover all the ways that Ragan & Massey can help you get the job done right, every time.
Most cattlemen know that livestock can spread seeds by eating them, then depositing them in feces wherever they wander. This can be a problem! Cattle often place unwanted bahiagrass in Bermudagrass hayfields, introduce toxic endophyte-infected fescue into nontoxic fescue, and spread seed of many types of weeds into pastures of various types. However, livestock sometimes […]
A healthy, vigorous pasture can improve livestock gains and reduce feed costs. But growing pasture in the South and Southeast brings special challenges because growers must consider forage grass varieties, soil type, soil pH, fertility, weed and pest control, and water availability. Dr. Ann Blount, forage specialist at the University of Florida, offers some additional […]
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