Daily Archives: December 29, 2015

Baxter Black, DVM:  A letter from Alf

Baxter Black, DVM:  A letter from Alf

Deming Headlight

Dear Carol, Grahame:

I’m writing in behalf of a mutual friend, Alf, who spoke highly of you. You know him as a banker, land baron and intellectual.

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Do Cows Need Protein Supplements on Corn Stalks?

Do Cows Need Protein Supplements on Corn Stalks?

Aaron Berger

Beef Today

Two factors influence whether or not there is benefit to feeding cows a protein supplement when grazing cornstalks. Consider the following when determining whether or not the feeding of a protein supplement is needed.

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Winter Livestock Nutrition

Winter Livestock Nutrition

Jeremy Martin, Ph.D.

Feedlot Magazine

Now is a good time to take advantage of the remaining nice fall weather to winterize your operation. From a nutritional standpoint, the following are some points to keep in mind regarding the effects of winter weather on cattle performance.

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Waters of the United States Regulation

Waters of the United States Regulation

NCBA

The Clean Water Act (CWA) WOTUS Definition offers an overly- broad interpretation of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s “significant nexus” test for determining regulatory jurisdiction over wetlands. The proposal expands this test in a way that would allow the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) jurisdiction over all types of waters.

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Midwest cattle producers brace for winter storm

Midwest cattle producers brace for winter storm

Mark Dorenkamp

Brownfield Network

The Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association feeder council chairman says protecting livestock from winter storms begins with preparation. Richard Pesek is a cow/calf producer in southwest Minnesota and tells Brownfield the feed supply needs to be secured.

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Missouri cattle producers will vote on state checkoff fee

Missouri cattle producers will vote on state checkoff fee

KY3

Missouri cattle producers will vote next spring on a $1 state checkoff to raise money to promote Missouri beef. Missouri Director of Agriculture Richard Fordyce Wednesday approved the petition to conduct a referendum of Missouri cattle producers to establish a $1 per head state beef checkoff assessment. Cattle producers will now vote for or against the establishment of the state checkoff.

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2016 Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show February 10

2016 Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show February 10

Doug Mayo

University of Florida

The 31st annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, February 10th, in the Agriculture Conference Center, at the Jackson County Extension Office, located at 2741 Penn Avenue, Marianna, Florida.

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