Watch drought cycle before buying replacement cattle

Even though parts of Texas have received beneficial rainfall, experts urge cattle producers to be cautious when thinking about restocking herds. FULL STORY »

Helpful tips and best practices for applying pesticides

Learning the basics of proper pesticide application is essential for producers to achieve safe and effective product use. FULL STORY »

Cattlemen question future as drought continues in California

Drought severity is declining in most cattle-producing states, however almost half of California remains in extreme drought and forcing the state’s cattle producers to consider their options. FULL STORY »

Forage quality could impact cow performance

The wet spring this year resulted in several acres of hay that were cut and baled late. This can be problematic since much of our hay is derived from fescue and fescue-legume mix stands. FULL STORY »

How to effectively calculate grazing land values

Determining pasture rental rates for 2014. FULL STORY »

Understanding potassium’s role in the ruminant diet

Potassium may often be an underappreciated mineral in the world of ruminant nutrition, but it plays key roles in the body. FULL STORY »

Reducing feed costs with winter grazing and rotation

Winter feed represents one of the largest costs for a livestock production enterprise. Grazing pasture that has been stockpiled for winter use is a rational alternative to limit costs resulting from both harvest (or purchase) and feeding of hay. FULL STORY »

Grazing Bites - December 2013

Ruminants have the ability, through what I will call biological feedback, to instinctly know what they should be eating and how much. Their biggest problem is usually availability. FULL STORY »

Forage and grazing tips

Thanks to some favorable weather, fall field work is nearly done – or is it? Maybe you can get a jump on next year’s challenges and opportunities. FULL STORY »

Cattle producers prepare for 2014

Cattle markets are heading into the final holiday period of 2013 at record or near record price levels across the board. FULL STORY »

BeefTalk: Bulls and cold are not a good mix

Having had to break into the office door because the lock was frozen shut reminded me that not all things work well in the cold. FULL STORY »

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My pastures were hit pretty hard by drought this season. What should I be looking for to help my pastures recover?

Matt McGowin, DuPont Crop Protection range and pasture specialist in the mid-South region:

Question: My pastures were hit pretty hard by drought this season. What should I be looking for to help my pastures recover?

Answer: Matt McGowin, DuPont Crop Protection range and pasture specialist in the mid-South region.Severe lack of moisture and record-setting heat in many parts of the country weakened plants, challenged weed control efforts and amplified plant stress from grazing. The result has been thinner stands of grass that will have a harder time competing with weeds.  Read More…


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