Don’t get caught by higher hay prices later this winter—be as accurate with your hay needs as you can now while you still have time to adjust your feeding plans.
Some tips to help save some money and grow more forage.
Deciding how to meet the nutritional needs of your cattle through the winter is one of the most important management decisions a cow-calf producer will make.
The ongoing drought has impacted all segments of the cattle industry, and some of the hardest hit have been beef cows.
Rather than keeping problem, inferior or old bulls through the winter, give some thought to marketing the culls.
Drill calibration is a key step to forage establishment. Taking the time to get it right will save money by getting fields back into production sooner.
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Producers need to calculate their hay inventory, determine the pounds of cattle and other livestock to be fed, and plan accordingly.