Tuesday, April 20, 2021
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Nicholas Meat shut down after the Pennsylvania DEP ordered it to stop spreading food processing waste from its facility onto snow-covered ground.

Myron Wehr, of New Waterford, Ohio, has been a crop farmer for more than 50 years. Through the years, he has stayed focused on stewardship and adapting to the changing times.

Learn how to determine the nutritional value of forage, how to choose necessary supplements and how to determine supplement costs.

Plan ahead for the winter season to keep your cows in an adequate Body Condition Score (BCS) range prior to calving.

Feeding management during the dry period and with fresh cows is fundamental in reducing the risk of metabolic diseases after calving.

Although most of the nutrients needed by the animals are supplied by grazing, it is still important to make sure they have supplemental mineral available.

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

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.

The state's largest farm groups are teaming together to help more farmers make nutrient management plans for their operation.

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