06/27/2012 4:26:55 PMHeat stress maps show farmers should take steps to ensure the safety of themselves and their cattle as Midwest and southern states have heat forecasted at emergency levels. ... Full story.
06/25/2012 10:54:32 AMWith 70 years of experience, the Anderson family knows that fall calving and a sound vaccination program can help conquer the rough geography and climate of Eastern Oregon. And after some trial and error, they also discovered a niche in the seedstock business. ... Full story.
06/25/2012 10:10:00 AMThis week looks to present a high risk for extreme livestock heat stress. The combination of high temperatures and humidities and low wind speeds create conditions that can place livestock in danger. ... Full story.
06/22/2012 11:05:24 AMSeveral studies have quantified the different advantages that calves born during the first 21 days of the calving season have over those that are born later. ... Full story.
06/20/2012 12:10:00 PMDry farm fields and pastures are not the only challenges agricultural producers are facing so far this summer. Warmer-than-usual weather and a lack of precipitation are also contributing to disease threats to livestock. ... Full story.
06/19/2012 12:25:55 PMGlenn Selk explains why this is a good time of year to look at last spring's calving records and note some changes that can be made to improve next year's calving season. ... Full story.
06/16/2012 8:15:00 AMThe Texas AgriLife Extension Service continues its Rebuilding the Beef Herd educational workshop series on July 26 at the Lampasas County Farm Bureau office, 1793 North U.S. Highway 281 in Lampasas. ... Full story.
06/20/2012 3:07:46 PMCattle producers need to be vigilant this summer to prevent disease in the cow herd this summer. Here are three specific health conditions to be aware of during these next few months. ... Full story.
06/12/2012 12:29:01 PMThis week, Glenn Selk looks at the importance of pregnancy checks for heifers in their first breeding season. ... Full story.
06/11/2012 9:50:43 AMMany cow/calf operations with fall-born calves will wean the calves in mid to late June. Weaning during very hot summer weather is stressful enough to the calves. ... Full story.
06/02/2012 6:55:00 AMThe drought of 2011 had long-lasting impacts on cow-calf producers in the U.S. Southern Plains. ... Full story.
05/29/2012 1:21:15 PMWith just a couple of days left in May, it appears that the January-May period will be the warmest on record in Oklahoma. ... Full story.
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