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Planting For Hope Reaps Benefits of Good Harvest and Celebrates New Pigsties
Apollo Saku is a farmer, agricultural academic and project leader for Planting for Hope Uganda, a sustainable wealth creation programme aimed at empowering rural communities through farming and cooperative schemes....
Assess Cows and Cull Out Poor Performers
Now is the time to evaluate cow performance and pull out those that don't make the grade, advises EBLEX....
Robust Livestock Systems Stem from Sustainability and Welfare
Well designed and integrated organic livestock systems leave animals, the environment and the stock keepers better off. ...
Time to Plan For Spring Calving Herds
Whether in the throws of calving now or next spring, there are plenty of jobs in preparing newcomers, weanlings, vaccinations and selecting breeding stock, Arkansas producers are being told....
What to Feed Cattle Instead of Silage
Some cattlemen have reported a dip in forage production this year, which opens the door for a whole host of different options....
Behind the Vaccine Guarding African Cattle
A vaccine is allowing farmers in central and eastern Africa to get a handle on East Coast Fever, an economically devastating disease to high performance imported herds and native cattle alike....
Performance of Limit-fed Pregnant Beef Cows Fed Ammoniated Wheat Straw Based Diets
Feeding anhydrous ammoniated wheat straw can yield faster growing cattle, although producers should be wary of high prices, a Kansas State University researcher has concluded. ...
How Robust Livestock Tracking Leads to Increased Profitability
While a significant industry, Canada's cattle sector lacks the traceability seen in its pork supply chain. The worry, according to an industry figurehead, is that huge opportunities are being missed. ...
Silage Management: Steps to Tackle Shrinking
Minimise corn silage shrink by chopping finely, rapid filling and sealing securely, Karla Hernandez, forages specialist at South Dakota State University has advised. ...
Meat Processor Turning Wastewater From Problem to Profit
Meat processors have a part to play in reducing emissions in the red meat sector. One unit in Eastern Australia has managed to cut emissions while reducing its gas bill by almost half. ...
Feedlot Profitability: What Will Happen in the Fourth Quarter?
Many have been surprised by margins made in the feedlot sector this year. However, a Kansas economist explains why things may not remain positive going into winter. ...
Managing the Safe Delivery of Animal Feeds
Accidents and fatalities plague the agricultural sector, so planning for expected events, such as feed delivery day, should be worthwhile for an industry trying to stay safe. ...
10 Tips to Prevent Hay Fires
Journalise hay making moisture levels and test forage rigorously to assist in keeping hay fires at bay, a forage specialist from Idaho suggests. ...
Effects of the 60-d Window Around the Time of Weaning on Subsequent Quality Grade and Eating Quality of Beef
Marbling and eating quality of beef can be effected by not just by diet, but by weaning, timing of castration and growth promotants. Dr Jason K Ahola, Colorado State University explores current thinking on how a calf's weaning can effect the final product....
Bovine Temperament: A Feedlot Focus
As a new load of weaned calves enters the feedlot, workers prepare to process the calves upon arrival. Processing would likely include vaccinating these calves to prevent respiratory disease and treating them for parasites, among other regular processing...
 
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