Livestock News

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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...
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10 tips for a successful weaning and preconditioning season

For those producers who have a defined spring calving season, weaning the calf crop is just around the corner. There is a sizable amount of data and l...
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Big meat supplies press prices, but consumer demand stays up

Growing supplies of meat and dairy products apply pressure on farm prices through 2017 into 2019. With big supplies, strong consumer demand brings goo...
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UT Extension schedules multiple equine educational events

Horse owners, enthusiasts and industry members are invited to register for educational opportunities in September and October. Events include the Tenn...
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Lengthening fall growing season for forage

One of the most expensive parts of a cattle operation is feeding a herd during the winter. More specifically, it is the hay that has to be used when n...
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Managing mineral nutrition in grazing cattle

For many of us, the breeding season for spring-calving cows is coming to a close, while fall-calvers are rounding the corner toward their third trimes...