Daily Archives: May 13, 2015

Baxter Black, DVM: Oneupsmanship

Baxter Black, DVM: Oneupsmanship

No tellin’ how many good dogs he outlived, no matter how good your dog was, he’d once had a collie, a healer or gyp that did everything your dog does and more!

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What’s Growing in Your Pastures?

What’s Growing in Your Pastures?

Barb Baylor Anderson

Angus Journal

Do you know what’s growing in your pastures? Do you have the best mix of grasses and legumes for your herd? Are you growing too many weeds amongst your forages

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3 reproduction terms beef producers should understand

3 reproduction terms beef producers should understand

Beef Producer

Beef producers should both understand estrous and AI processes and have realistic expectations for their efficacy

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How do I determine a hay price?

How do I determine a hay price?

Andrew Griffith


Hay equipment is being greased, tractors are being fueled, and hay producers are keeping an eye toward the sky in hopes of a few days of precipitation free weather to harvest hay.

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Cattle Grazing Encourages New Growth of Natives on CRP Land

Cattle Grazing Encourages New Growth of Natives on CRP Land

Loretta Sorensen

Progressive Farmer

In many parts of California, high-priced crops and even higher-priced land have left traditional ranchers with little room to roam. The Stone family has faced the challenge with innovative practices that are a boon to both its cattle herd and the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres used as part of its grazing program.

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How to Stop Flies from Harassing Your Herd

How to Stop Flies from Harassing Your Herd

Hoard’s Dairyman

Chris Carter

With the frigid frostiness of winter seemingly in the rear view, we—and your cattle—can now rejoice that spring has finally arrived. No more drastic temperature changes from relatively warm to teeth chattering cold — we hope.

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Tips on Selling and Purchasing Hay

Tips on Selling and Purchasing Hay

North Carolina State University

It is customary in many areas to price hay by the bale.  Purchasing and selling hay by the ton is rapidly becoming a more equitable method of buying hay. Purchasing hay by the ton allows buyers to know precisely how much hay they are getting for their money, provided the hay is cured properly and accurately weighed.

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