Baxter Black, DVM: Farming Dreams
In the land of Nod a movement sprung up to build houses without the use of power tools. The advocates of organic construction (OC) supported the movement because it prohibited the recovery and use of the carbon coal and oil.
Insure Proper Protein Feeding for the Health of the Herd
Stephen B. Blezinger, Ph.D, PAS
Cattle producers, feed company’s nutritionists regularly talk about protein and its importance in cattle nutrition. It’s been talked about to the point that it is often taken for granted.
Make beef quality a dairy priority
Farm and Ranch Guide
“As a dairy producer, you’re a beef producer too, and a direct link to the food chain. Market cows are responsible for 18 percent of total ground beef production per year, enough to provide more than 28 quarter-pound burgers for every man, woman and child in the United States every year,” said Richard Wallace, senior veterinarian at Zoetis.
Buying Late Bred Cows and Their Potential for Additional Revenue
Record high cattle prices have led to questions about additional revenue-generating options in the market. This has led some producers to wonder if there is potential for additional revenue.
The importance of feed testing
Optimal growing conditions across much of South Dakota this summer have resulted in large quantities of forage being produced. However, quality can vary greatly among and even within fields.
When a Bull Goes Bad
Dr. Ken McMillan
DTN/The Progressive Farmer
Breeding soundness evaluations should be done prior to EVERY breeding season. That is EVERY bull EVERY year.
It’s not too early to start preparing spring pastures
Delta Farm Press
It’s not too early to start preparing spring pastures by attacking weeds and addressing fertility issues, LSU AgCenter experts advised at an early November beef cattle producer program in Opelousas, La.