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Missouri : Study shows danger of short grazing toxic fescue pasture

New forage research gives reason to not graze toxic fescue grass too short. The bottom 2 inches of infected grass holds highest levels of the alkaloid...
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Tennessee : Keep your horses healthy this Winter

As the winter months approach, it is important to consider the impact of winter weather on equine management practices. Often, horses acclimate well t...
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Arkansas : Planting depth crucial for forage establishment

Just below the surface there is a fierce competition waging between plants for survival. Soil variability and the diversity of desired and undesired p...
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Arkansas : Governor Hutchinson declares November 19-26 as “Turkey Week”

During a ceremony today at the State Capitol, Governor Hutchinson joined agriculture leaders, industry partners, and students from Arkansas 4H and FFA...
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Missouri : Raising cattle on small acreage

Five acres of land, a small pond and a desire for schedule flexibility does not sound like the typical path to success for cattle producers.   Ho...
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Arkansas : Forage conference and tour scheduled for Nov. 3

Growing fall pasture can be an uphill battle in dry years — but the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture has the expertise to help ...
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Tennessee : West Nile Virus and Equine Infectious Anemia cases confirmed

Horses in Davidson and Knox county have tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) and another tested positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in Be...
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Louisiana: Cattle, forage field day set for Oct. 19 in Alexandria

The LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research Station and Extension Center Fifth Annual Beef Cattle and Forage Field Day will be held Oct. 19 at the State Emerge...
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Missouri: Regional hay school offered Oct. 14 in Linn

Livestock producers and horse owners can learn how to make “Hay That Pays” at the University of Missouri Extension regional hay school Oct. 14 in ...
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Good hay is hard to make but easy to lose with poor storage technique

It takes work to make quality hay, but it doesn’t take much to lose it through poor storage techniques, said Dirk Philipp, associate professor-Anima...