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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. ...
Struggling Beef Farms Need Not Change Tack
Low efficiency beef units in Australia have scope to boost profits without switching to another enterprise, a regional analysis shows. ...
Cows Can't Get All The Grass
We should be looking beyond cows when it comes to feeding grass to livestock, say researchers at Wageningen. ...
Are You a 'Committed' Producer?
Adopting the latest thinking and technologies can depend on the scale of the holding, this affects whether producers 'commit' to a new method. ...
Is South Dakota Still a Cattle State?
How does South Dakota match up against the rest? Jim Krantz, Cow/Calf expert gives a breakdown of the recent USDA statistics. ...
 
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