Heat stress could become a problem for livestock because of a pocket of slow- moving hot air that is forecast for the upper Great Plains next week.
“The greatest impacts of heat stress come when cattle are exposed to… Continue reading
We are three weeks and a day into summer and the prior week was not so eventful for cattle and beef markets. There continues to be a mix of bullish and bearish news to consider. So what do the fundamentals… Continue reading
Summer has definitely arrived in Oklahoma! Hot dry summer weather brings about heat and drought stress on summer annuals. Stressed plants such as the forage sorghums can occasionally accumulate dangerous concentrations of nitrates. These high nitrate plants,… Continue reading
By: Glenn SelkSummer often becomes a busy time of year for ranchers (especially during haying season). Don't forget to check the mineral feeders or blocks to be certain that they are supplying the minerals that your cows need. In some cases, medications may be recommended by your veterinarian to be included in the mineral mix. Continue reading
Lincoln, Neb. — As summer approaches, it’s important for cattle producers to make plans to help reduce stress on cattle during hot weather, according to Nebraska Extension educator Rob Eirich, who directs the Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance program.
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Stored grain needs to be cool and dry during the summer, a North Dakota State University Extension Service grain-drying expert says.
“Cold or cool grain has been safely stored through the summer for many years,” notes Ken Hellevang,… Continue reading