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.
04/13/2012 4:10:43 PMLooking at the drought forecast certainly causes concern. It's not panic, just concern. In some areas, the lack of precipitation persists, while other areas are candidates for less precipitation. ... Full story.
04/06/2012 1:48:40 PMCalving season has started for most producers and will be starting for others in the near future. ... Full story.
04/04/2012 3:48:56 PMThese warmer winter temperatures and open foraging ground may get you wondering if you can cut back supplementation all together in a winter like this, leaving the cows to maintain themselves on available forage. ... Full story.
04/03/2012 11:30:29 AMAccording to the most recent U.S.Drought Monitor, the majority of Arkansas, has returned to normal soil moisture, while areas from central Kansas and south through Texas and regions of the southwestern U.S. remain in a moderate to exceptional drought intensity. ... Full story.
04/02/2012 2:04:55 PMAll cows, feeds and minerals are not created equal. Performance objectives and reproductive efficiency are dictated by recognizing the cow’s mineral needs as they apply to her stage of production. ... Full story.
03/23/2012 10:28:53 AMHow we address the nutritional needs of a cow herd after calving is critically important if we’re going to have a successful start to next year’s calf crop. ... Full story.
03/22/2012 1:45:29 PMEvery year at green-up, grass managers must make decisions about when and where to begin grazing. ... Full story.
03/19/2012 10:55:00 AMGlenn Selk explains the importance of keeping cows in good body condition during the time between calving and the next breeding season. ... Full story.
03/13/2012 1:46:17 PMLivestock love alfalfa. Alfalfa doesn't always love them back. ... Full story.
03/12/2012 1:41:28 PMThe hot, dry weather of 2011 across the Southern Plains certainly created a hardship for commercial cow calf operations that are short of standing and stored forage. ... 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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