Daily Archives: July 23, 2015

2015 Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course to begin Aug. 3

2015 Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course to begin Aug. 3

Chad Gulley

Tyler Morning Telegraph

The 2015 Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course will be held Monday, Aug. 3 to Wednesday, Aug. 5 in College Station on the campus of Texas A&M University.

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It’s Blue-Green Algae Time Again

It’s Blue-Green Algae Time Again

Dave Sparks DVM

Oklahoma State University

 Blue-green algae, properly called Cyanobacteria, occur naturally in many farm ponds throughout the Midwest. As the name implies, it is not truly an algae but a bacteria that contains chlorophyll and can convert sunlight to energy for its replication.

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Castration — Best management practices

Castration — Best management practices

Joann Pipkin

Drovers

Make no bones about it — Gary Patton knows the value in early castration of beef calves. The former order buyer and now cow-calf producer has been on the other side of the fence.

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