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Lock in Lower Feed Costs: Storing Wet and Modified Distillers Grains
Those looking to feed distillers grains this winter should look to buy now as a great way to 'lock in' lower feed costs, advises Cow/Calf field specialist Warren Rusche....
Price Risk Protection Tools for this Uncertain Market
Market events and reactionary behaviour warrants risk management strategies, states John Michael Riley, Extension Agricultural Economist, Mississippi State University....
Effective Biosecurity Planning - Regularly Changing Needles
Having a biosecurity plan is all about ensuring the end product is safe and wholesome for the consumer's plate and can be made easier by a five point plan. ...
Warts in Cattle: Cause and Cure
Cattle warts are caused by six strains of a virus which associate to different body areas, according Rachel Endecott, Beef Specialist at Montana State University. ...
EBBE - How Nutrition Affects Bovine Ovulation
The topic of nutrition and how it relates to egg/ovarian health is very broad and involves many aspects. ...
Preventing Milk Fever with Anionic Salts
Noelia Silva-del-Rio, University of California Veterinary Medicine Specialist offers up advice on preventing milk fever problems with Anionic Salts. ...
Weather Forecasts May Help Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Nitrogen Fertilser
Increasing the sustainability credentials of agriculture extends to fertilizer applications, which works along the four R's; right product, right time,right rate and right place. ...
Questions and Answers on Hormones in Meat and Milk
Germany's Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) answers some frequently asked questions on the possibility of human health risks from hormones in meat and milk. ...
Sense of Community Aids Establishment of Renewable Energy Cooperatives
The establishment of cooperative biogas projects is aided by strong community spirit, regional traditions and farmers' sense of responsibility for their local area, according to a new Italian study....
Control of Nuisance Algal Blooms in Ponds Used to Water Livestock
Algal blooms are best controlled by 'careful' use of herbicides and limiting the amount of nutrients entering the water,cattlemen in Georgia are being told. ...
Don't Rock the Boat While Breeding Heifers
Reproduction is sensitive to immediate changes in nutrition up until day 25, according to experts at a recent beef cow symposium. ...
Manage Grazing Use in Riparian Areas to Prevent Damage
Use timing and duration of grazing periods to minimise the damage of river side grazing and sure-up riverside banks and provide supplementary feeds away from the channel to avoid loading the channel with nutrients and pathogens....
Planting For Hope Midsummer Update: New Piglets Arrive and Plenty of Rain
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....
Improving Fertility of the Cow Herd
Although we hear a lot more about growth rate and beef quality and consistency these days, reproductive efficiency is easily the most important factor determining profitability of cow-calf operations. ...
What Could China Offer Northern Ireland's Agricultural Sector?
Livestock and Meat Commission analysts have welcomed new of Defra and China opening routes for UK beef and lamb, but stress that direct trade remains some way off yet. ...
 
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