Pasture Management

Expert: Producers young and old plan accordingly for drought

Texas beef cattle producers should plan for future periods of dry conditions as drought patterns exhibited in the 1950s continue to prevail in current models, according to an expert. FULL STORY »

Jolley: Five minutes with Dr. Craig Roberts and ergot

The problem most cattlemen in the Midwest battled for the past few years was a lack of good pasture. The drought meant little grass and expensive hay. This spring, the drought broke with a vengeance. Near record spring rains encouraged good growth but muddy conditions discouraged cutting. FULL STORY »

Advantages of using forage preservatives

The efforts to improve the management of forage storage will result in a good return to producer’s investment. FULL STORY »

Expert: Irrigated crops on the High Plains ‘all over the map’

Though there have been some recent rains and irrigation pumping is in progress, High Plains corn and cotton is “highly variable,” according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. FULL STORY »

Do you know best practices for mixing and loading pesticides?

Everyone who mixes and loads pesticides and disposes of pesticide containers must understand proper procedure. FULL STORY »

Options for management of cows during drought

The following questions are designed to assist cow-calf producers in determining next steps and best management practices when considering how best to manage their cowherd in the event of extended drought. FULL STORY »

Time of day of harvest and impact on nitrate concentration

Forage sorghums are used by cattle producers for summer grazing or harvested for hay. Forage sorghums can be very productive and high quality, but can also accumulate toxic levels of nitrate when stressed. FULL STORY »

BeefTalk: Good fences make good neighbors

There is a centuries-old saying: "Good fences make good neighbors." In his 1914 poem "Mending Wall," Robert Frost twice uses this saying as two neighbors set about mending a wall, which we would today call a fence. FULL STORY »

Grazing management impact on rangeland

Even with the spring moisture, soil moisture reserves remain limited on range and pastureland of western South Dakota said Roger Gates, SDSU Extension Rangeland Management Specialist. FULL STORY »

Poor grass production hurts California cattle ranchers

California cattle rancher Sam Travioli described the pasture on his ranch in the foothills east of Fresno as resembling a parking lot. FULL STORY »

Cooler spring didn’t stop weed flushes — only delayed them

Farmers and ranchers who passed on controlling slow-growing weeds this spring may now have reason for regret, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. FULL STORY »

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