By: Aaron Berger, NE Extension Educator
Warm, windy, dry conditions in the month of March have dried out the top soil in many parts of Nebraska. While there is still adequate subsoil moisture in many locations, the pattern of above… Continue reading
By: Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist
Previous discussions in this column noted sheep can be stocked on a cattle operation at the rate of one cow, one ewe without a negative impact on grazing.
In fact, ecological advantages certainly result when… Continue reading
By: Benjamin T. Tibbitts, Hazy R. Nielson, K. C. Ramsay, R. N. Funston
Stocker cattle programs often incorporate a growth implant. Revalor-G (which contains 40 mg trenbolone acetate plus 8 mg estradiol) is an implant approved… Continue reading
Over the years, Texas ranchers and landowners have learned that growing grass for cattle is a risky business. Not so much dangerous, but very dependent on the weather.
For that reason, DeDe Jones, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service risk management… Continue reading
By: Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Animal Scientist
Proper mineral and vitamin nutrition contributes to strong immune systems, reproductive performance and calf or stocker cattle weight gain. Both over and under consumption of mineral supplements can cause issues,… Continue reading
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The summer slump in cool-season grass growth got a knockout punch from heavy rains in July across much of Missouri.
Good growth for most grasses won’t be good for toxic tall fescue pastures, says Craig Roberts, University… Continue reading