If silage face management isn’t the best it could be, it might be costing you a 10% loss in dry matter. Read tips to minimize silage exposure to oxygen and best management practices to help reduce spoilage.
Preparing cows for a successful breeding season is critical for a cow/calf producer's financial bottom-line. Two considerations often come to the top of the list when thinking about management strategies for setti
Monthly fed cattle net returns have been negative since December 2014. A few months ago, it appeared that we would climb above breakeven this spring. However, that was before the recent drop in fed cattle prices.
Low-stress livestock handling suffers from many common misconceptions, mostly as a consequence of its name. Without knowing anything about it, as soon as people hear the term "low stress," all kinds of unfou
The first time I lay laid eyes on it, a coworker had shared it on Facebook with the comment of "mansplaining‚..." Recognizing the column of that from a former editor, I read on with one part humor, three
If we keep pouring more CO2 into the air, will crops fail, or benefit? A new study tries to disentangle this complex question. It suggests that while greater warmth will reduce yields of some crops, higher CO2 could hel
Where there has been standing water or saturated conditions in areas of a field for a couple straight days or more, producers may wonder if this will have any effect on corn, either now or as the season goes along. Peri