Monday, April 23, 2018
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As the number of daylight hours increase, temperatures warm and pastures grow, farm managers should take steps to prevent hypomagnesemia or "grass tetany."

Mud can be detrimental to livestock and cause soil loss. Graziers need to have a mud control plan as part of a comprehensive grazing management system.

Distiller grains have been used as a feed ingredient in dairy rations because of high protein and fiber. Including them in a diet can lower feed costs.

Water troughs on farms are a conduit for the spread of E. coli in cattle, which can then spread the pathogen to people through bacteria in feces.

There's a lot to consider when purchasing a herd bull. Learn how to evaluate potential sires and get the most for your money, while improving your herd.

Water is essential for livestock year-round. For every pound of dry matter consumed, cattle will need to drink about seven pounds of water.

Cargill and Cainthus, a Dublin-based machine vision company, created a partnership that will bring facial recognition technology to dairy farms across the world.

Measuring rumination time in dairy cows can help you better assess their overall health. Learn what trends to look for to monitor your herd's health.

Extreme winter weather can stress your livestock and damage your pastures. Learn more about the best farm management practices to combat the cold.

Winter always seems like a slower time, but farm and grazing management never take a break. Make sure you've got your best foot forward this spring.
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