Selling on the Grid

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Grid marketing can enhance the returns from marketing good cattle. And if cattle aren’t as good… it can put a dent in your return.

Forage for the Future

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Utilizing fall soil tests to make appropriate phosphorus and potassium applications

Urinary Calculi In the Herd

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Urinary calculi is a common metabolic disease among male sheep and goats. According to sheep and goat specialist Susan Schoenian, the disease occurs when calculi, which are small stones, become lodged in the urinary tract. The most common type of calculi according to Dr. Richard V. Machen, Associate Professor and Extension Livestock Specialist from Texas, is struvite. Struvite stones generally contain calcium, magnesium, and ammonium phosphate. There are several causes and risk factors for developing urinary calculi.

Percent Angus and You

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Successful producers have always tried to raise high-quality, high-performing cattle, but may have felt compelled to choose one ideal over the other. That’s not necessary, according to a recent analysis of data from the Iowa Tri-County Steer Carcass Futurity (TCSCF).

Advantages of Haylage

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Haylage is forage that is wetter and, if preserved properly, it could be better.

Reducing Production Costs

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Ag business expert says cattle producers should start by evaluating their herd Heading into winter, working to lower production costs is a wise choice for...

Social Media At the Farm

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Agriculture is changing by the way farmers and ranchers communicate with, and market to, consumers. This is an era of 450 million people on mobile Internet, 68 million bloggers, 500 million Facebook users and 55 million Twitter account holders. Social media has taken its threshold within the agricultural community by allowing producers to promote a positive message for agriculture in a time where there are many critics.

Programs for Small Farmers

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Producers looking to start CSAs for their farm have options In today’s agriculture scene, more and more small farmers are making an impact on their...

Record Keeping at the Farm

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The first and most important step in taking control of your farm operation’s financial well-being is to keep good and accurate farm records.

Manage Your Fields with Fire

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“Fire is a natural process,” John Weir, research associate with the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management at Oklahoma State University, told Ozarks Farm & Neighbor. “It’s right behind rainfall as being important, because there’s nothing that a landowner can do that will impact the land like fire can. It’s a very important part of that process; it’s important for the native plant communities, and also for the native wildlife.”

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