Feed reserves are in short supply, and prices are high this year. So, what are the alternatives? Dairy farmers in California have long had the attitude that the rations of cows could contain a small percentage of about
There's no denying that Philadelphia is the undisputed cheesesteak capital of the world. Now all of those Philly sandwich lovers that can't make it to the City of Brotherly Love have something to get excited about.
Many Oklahoma spring born calves have already been weaned and marketed due to drought conditions. Those calves that will be weaned at the more traditional time of late October/early November need a balanced and palatab
Cattle that are being shipped from Texas must meet the animal health entry requirements of the receiving state. These entry requirements are mandated by the state of destination not by the state of origin.
They have been offered up as a panacea for tall fescue toxicosis. They have been said to provide free nitrogen fertilizer out of thin air.We are told they make cattle grow faster and rebreed quicker. Clovers do provide
Computer and high-speed Internet use both continue to rise on Mississippi agricultural operations. According to the Mississippi Agricultural Statistics Service, as of 2011, nearly 6 out of 10 Mississippi farms had compu
Lynn Johnson, a Polk County beef farmer and grazing planner for the NW Wisconsin Graziers Network, recently hosted a cattle-handling demonstration and pasture walk on his farm north of Range, near Turtle Lake, WI.
It is time to do estate planning and one of the decisions that you will have to make with the help of an attorney is what entity, if any, you should use to hold the investments to protect it and allow you to transfer it
With fall in full swing, many cow/calf producers are preparing for preg-check and herd maintenance activities. Since preg-check is an opportune time to vaccinate cows against scours and other diseases, now is the time t
A western Pennsylvania man faces up to 20 years in prison for his role in killing and butchering a prize-winning cow along with five other vandalism related crimes involving a vacant house fire and vehicles damaged by s
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) has developed Integrated Resource Management (IRM) Redbooks for more than 20 years in order to help cattlemen and women keep better production records and enhance the pro
For those producers that have not sold out due to the extreme drought, cow management goes on. Fall-calving season is in full swing in the Southern Plains. Spring calving will be here sooner than we think.
Danni Beer, and her husband Mike, ranch just outside Lemmon, South Dakota, a small town in the western part of the state snugged up tight against the North Dakota border. "Google it," she said. "It's a nice place."
Environmental concern and awareness has encouraged all industries, including the livestock sector of food production, to assess their contributions to the greenhouse gases (GHG) emitted into the atmosphere.