By: Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
The strong cattle prices have encouraged more producers to develop replacement heifers to add to their current cow herd. Bred replacement heifers that will calve in January and February need… Continue reading
Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
The eastern two-thirds of Oklahoma has substantial standing forage in many pastures as we go into late summer. As the day length shortens, plants become more mature and lower in protein… Continue reading
By: Terri Queck-Matzie
It all comes down to protein. A recent study at the Dickinson Research Extension Center (DREC) at North Dakota State verifies the critical value of protein in grass-fed cattle production – with startling results.
Steers that grazed… Continue reading
Agriculture Undersecretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon announced that USDA is making permanent the current flexibility that allows schools to serve larger portions of lean protein and whole grains at mealtime.
"Earlier this school year, USDA… Continue reading
By: Katie Allen, Communications Specialist
December 9, 2013
MANHATTAN, Kan. – High daily temperatures at 20 and 30 degrees confirm the arrival of winter. A week or more of cold temperatures, particularly below freezing, can take a toll on the… Continue reading
By: James B. Neel
“Rules of thumb” can be helpful in planning winter feeding programs for cow-calf
herds. Following are a few that might be useful.
How much hay does a cow need each day? Mature beef cows with an average… Continue reading