It's never too early to be focused on the next potential forage stressor - Summer. In the Southeast we are no stranger to the long, hot, dog-days of summer and the impacts we see on forage availability thro
New research continues to reinforce the importance of delivering high-quality colostrum to newborn calves to set them up for lifelong success. In his latest issue of Calf Notes, Dr. Jim Quigley discusses a study in Chin
The current wheat market is such that there will likely be considerable interest in grazing wheat this winter. Producers will not only be looking at winter grazing but may also be thinking about the prospects for grazi
Blue green algae blooms are an issue that usually gets discussed this time of year. Calm, sunny, dry, and hot days of summer create ideal conditions for blue green algae to thrive in our livestock ponds.
Inconsistent weather patterns this past summer wreaked havoc on the 2015 North America crop, producing irregularities in plant growth and now putting dairy and beef cattle at high risk for mycotoxin exposure, according
Recently, over 8,000 acres of native range burned in the Nebraska Sandhills. These types of disasters often leave producers in a forage shortage for the summer. Confining pairs to keep them off the recovering burned are
Heifer breeding season is fast approaching. Achieving a desirable pregnancy rate in replacement heifers is contingent upon many things, but it all begins with nutrition. The vast majority of articles discussing heifer n
Most areas of Oklahoma have had adequate summer forage to allow pregnant replacement heifers to be in excellent body condition going into late fall and winter.<p></p> Now producers are faced with the challenge of maintain