Daily Archives: November 10, 2015

Baxter Black, DVM:   Ellen Degeneres Pizza

Baxter Black, DVM:   Ellen Degeneres Pizza


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Bad Things That Happen to Bulls

Bad Things That Happen to Bulls

Dr. Ken McMillan

DTN/The Progressive Farmer

Nothing is more important in a bull than his testicles, and lots of things can happen to them.

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Utah State’s Poisonous Plant Research Lab discovers solutions for livestock, humans

Utah State’s Poisonous Plant Research Lab discovers solutions for livestock, humans

Jim Gransbery

Progressive Cattleman

The Poisonous Plant Research Lab’s raison d’etre is to provide livestock producers, whose animals graze on the ranges of the 17 Western states, with management plans that prevent or reduce the loss of animals that ingest a toxic dose from a multitude of wild plants.

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Great “Grass Farmers” Grow Roots

Great “Grass Farmers” Grow Roots

Kathy Voth

On Pasture

If you go to enough workshops about grazing, you’re bound to see an illustration that shows how biting off the tops of plants impacts their roots, and how if you graze short enough, the plant won’t have enough roots to rebound and produce more leafy material. In fact, if you’ve been with us at On Pasture for any length of time, you’ll have seen a version of that illustration

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Making a VFD game plan with Doc

Making a VFD game plan with Doc

Laura Mushrush

Bovine Veterinarian

Big changes in antibiotic use are headed livestock producers way with the upcoming FDA changes to the veterinary feed directive (VFD), set to go into effect Jan. 1, 2017. And while that may seem like a long time from now, producers need to start working with their veterinarian now to come up with a plan of action.

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NCBA Cattlemen’s College scheduled for Jan. 26-27

NCBA Cattlemen’s College scheduled for Jan. 26-27

Beef Producer

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Cattlemen’s College series will kick off its 23rd year Jan. 26-27, 2016 in San Diego, Calif. Sponsored by Zoetis, the Cattlemen’s College will feature speakers and live animal demonstrations.

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Fall prep can lead to healthier pastures

Fall prep can lead to healthier pastures

Emma Hopkins

AG Answers

Fall is the ideal time for livestock producers to walk their pastures and assess what may need to be improved before next year’s grazing season, a Purdue Extension forage specialist says.

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