Daily Archives: June 2, 2015

Baxter Black, DVM:  Louie Snappin’ Bees

Baxter Black, DVM:  Louie Snappin’ Bees

Ol’ Louie loved bees. Of all the things I remember about him, I remember that best. He’d be layin’ out in the front yard, day dreamin’ and sunnin’ himself when I’d see an eye open and an ear cock.

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Summer costs continue to rise

Summer costs continue to rise

Rick Rasby

Angus Journal

Although calf prices have decreased some recently, cow-calf producers are still experiencing some good times economically. Widespread moisture would be nice to get the grass going in some areas and to help with drought recovery in others.

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Ohio man indicted for cattle-rustling scheme involving three states

Ohio man indicted for cattle-rustling scheme involving three states

Farm and Dairy

An Ohio man has been indicted for running a scheme in Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia where he allegedly purchased over $30,000 worth of livestock and vehicles using fraudulent checks and falsified documents.

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New Grassroots Grazing Program for Young and Beginning Graziers

New Grassroots Grazing Program for Young and Beginning Graziers

Iowa Beef Center

A new grazing education and networking program intended for young and beginning graziers will be offered this summer and fall by the Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University.

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Plan when to cut grass hay

Plan when to cut grass hay

Bruce Anderson

Drovers

When do you cut your grass hay? Do you wait until all row crops are planted? Maybe you plan to cut between your first and second irrigation of corn or cutting of alfalfa. Some growers wait until mid- to late summer to minimize weather risks or cut off late emerging weeds.

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Understanding wet hay

Understanding wet hay

Glenn Selk

Feedlot Magazine

After several years of drought, rain in Oklahoma is allowing cool season forages to grow in abundance.  Harvesting and baling cool season crops such as fescue and wheat hay is a challenge during a wet spring.

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Trends Plus Cow-Calf Webinar

Trends Plus Cow-Calf Webinar

Cattle Fax

Seasoned cow-calf producers recognize the calf market’s record-high prices are likely to decline as cowherd expansion brings additional supplies. Producers can maintain higher profitability by recognizing this shift and quickly adjusting management and marketing strategies. CattleFax will this discuss these topics during its next Trends+ Cow-Calf Webinar at 5:30 p.m. MT, Jun. 10, 2015. To participate in the webinar and access program details, producers and industry leaders simply need to register online.

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