By: Derrell S. Peel
It’s April and pastures are, or should be, greening up in the southern half of the country. However, cold weather this spring has delayed pasture development in many areas. Winter conditions still exist in several regions… Continue reading
By Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist
Our thinking needs to move to the bulls in the herd because it is the time to
start worrying. A bull that is not reproductively sound today more than likely
will not be settling cows… Continue reading
By: Robert Kallenbach
COLUMBIA, Mo. – A blackened pasture warms faster on a cold spring day. That starts early grass growth.
“Fire is the most underused grass management tool we have,” says Rob Kallenbach, University of Missouri Extension forage specialist.… Continue reading
Some are looking forward to El Nino, but others are not so sure “he” will appear.
NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, released their 2014 Spring Outlook. For those involved in agriculture in California and Texas where “Extreme” and… Continue reading
By: Tracy Turner
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The record-breaking arctic cold experienced throughout the region this winter could mean less productive breeding among beef cattle this spring.
The subzero temperatures and persistent winds that pushed wind chills into the 30 to… Continue reading
Portland, Maine [February 25, 2014] As spring calving season approaches, it is vital that your calves receive adequate immunity at birth.
Because calves are born without an active immune system, they rely on the consumption of antibodies from colostrum for… Continue reading