Friday, May 27, 2016
cattle pasture

Grass tetany is a metabolic or nutritional condition in dairy, beef cattle and sheep with low blood levels of magnesium that typically occurs in the spring.
dung beetle

Known as the "Farmers Friend," the dung beetle returns fresh cattle dung pads back to the earth, building soil and recycling nutrients.
grazing

Now is the time to set some grazing goals and resolutions.
frost free water tank

A little planning and work in the fields now could save you time during the busy grazing season.

Loss associated with feeding hay to livestock may be much more than just storage loss if precautions are not taken to reduce waste during the feeding operation.
Cover crops field

What if planting a cover crop or alternative forage could provide an ecological, environmental and economic advantage to livestock and grain producers?
large round hay bale in field

The costs of having a forage analysis are well worth the expense and effort when feeding, selling or purchasing forages.

Not only do cover crops improve soil quality and protect against leaching and nutrient runoff, but also they can make a great second crop.

Winter is quickly approaching, but there's still time to get your forage inventory in order.

The next few weeks provide an opportunity for seeding forages.
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