07/26/2012 2:36:48 PMForage for winter feed in short supply may force livestock producers to use nontraditional feedstuffs or hay from Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) land as a substantial portion of their animals' feed ration. ... Full story.
07/25/2012 12:49:50 PMSome North Dakota producers may be faced with having to use their corn, sunflower, wheat, barley, oat or other crops for hay, grazing or silage because of this year's drought conditions. ... Full story.
07/20/2012 2:59:58 PMUnderstanding and avoiding heat stress in cattle can be a valuable management tool in Oklahoma, where most areas of the state experience 70 or more days each year with temperatures that exceed 90 degrees Fahrenheit. ... Full story.
07/19/2012 1:16:35 PMAs drought conditions continue to expand, a number of producers will be considering harvesting failed grain crops as forage as a way to salvage some value from those fields. ... Full story.
07/16/2012 4:44:15 PMA recent nutritional study utilizing 201 Droughtmaster stud bulls conducted in Rockhamptom, Queensland, Australia by Novus International, Inc., produced a sustainable solution with significant results that directly enhance reproductive performance, and numerical improvements in average daily gain and feed efficiency. ... Full story.
06/26/2012 12:30:00 PMCalf deaths attributed to weed toxicity ... Full story.
06/20/2012 1:39:18 PMOne by one, they had questions and lots of them. A roomful of grass-fed beef producers came to Texas A&M University in College Station recently to learn more about an emerging aspect of beef production that continues to steadily gain momentum. ... Full story.
06/11/2012 12:15:00 PMThe decision on whether to utilize creep feed in a producer’s operation is one that should be evaluated every year. ... Full story.
05/07/2012 2:05:00 PMResearch has shown that storage losses in large round bales stored outside and unprotected can be far greater than hay producers realize. ... Full story.
04/27/2012 10:30:00 AMWarmer than normal temperatures and above average rainfall are good for agricultural producers, but not necessarily great for their bermudagrass pastures. ... Full story.
04/24/2012 1:48:53 PMSpring rains that soaked the state have made all the difference for California cattle ranchers. ... Full story.
04/17/2012 3:25:00 PMThe 2011 tax season just finished. Many producers may have considered the amount of money they have spent on feed. ... Full story.
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10/19/2012We’re buying young cow from drought stricken ranches and moving them to ours. Do we co-mingle or segregate for how long? Full story.
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