Monday, April 12, 2021
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Learn how to decide how much nitrogen to apply and how to select a harvest date to maximize forage yields.

It is tempting to look out into the pasture, see a field of green, and let the animals out to start grazing, but there are two types of danger to consider.

Having a balanced mineral program in place is important throughout the year as minerals are involved in most if not all metabolic functions of livestock.

Maurice Eastridge breaks down the decision-making process of breeding dairy cattle in this week's Dairy Excel column. Learn what you need to consider.

Learn to account for the nutrient value of livestock manure, develop a management plan for application and maintain appropriate records.

In this week's Black Ink column, Miranda Reiman advises readers, "if you want better cattle, buy better bulls."

Keeping nuisance weeds out of the fence line is valuable to the structure of the fence and keeping the livestock safe.

Choosing a forage that is adapted to the conditions of your pasture may be more effective than adapting your pasture to fit an appealing forage.

Alan Guebert weighs in on a University of Massachusetts study that revealed 24-46% of topsoil has been lost on intensely-farmed Midwestern land.

Talking about the future of any business is important, especially so for family farms. Learn how to address the "elephants in the barn" and get started.