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06 August 2015
Diverse Ways to Slow Wormer Resistance
UK - There are two ways cattle producers can slow the rate of resistance to wormers, according to researchers surveying farmers to gauge perceptions to the risk of anthelmintic resistance....
04 August 2015
US Beef Herd Expansion Could Be Cut Short
US – The current phase of US beef herd expansion is not expected to last as long as the last rebuild period in 1990-1995....
30 July 2015
70 Per Cent of Irish Fields Need Liming
UK - More than two thirds of Ireland’s cattle pastures are below pH targets, says the country’s agricultural levy board....
28 July 2015
Georgia Soils Improved By Intensive Grazing
US – Heavy grazing can improve the performance and organic matter content of soil, concludes a study looking at dairy cows on converted arable land. ...
23 July 2015
Breakthrough Means Mexicans Can Inject Against Deadly Parasite
MEXICO – Mexican livestock producers concerned about liver fluke now have a water soluble injectable drug at their disposal....
Pasture, Hay Stocks Supporting US Herd Rebuild
US - Adequate precipitation is allowing for pasture recovery across much of the central and eastern US, adding to an improved forage picture....
15 July 2015
Grass-fed Beef Still to Get Serious in Texas
US - Comparing grass-fed and feedlot beef models must use the “best examples” from each, according to a staunch US grass-fed beef advocate who says grass-fed beef remains largely at "hobby" level in his state....
14 July 2015
Beating Upland Rushes Starts at the Soil
UK – Controlling farm rushes in the uplands can be achieved by analysing soils and non-chemical approaches, Scottish farmers heard last week....
09 July 2015
Monitor Cattle and Keep Worms in Check
UK – Integrated parasite management plans can beat the challenge of worms on summer pasture, says the Control of Worms Sustainably (COWS) industry steering group....
Grass Breeding Strategy Gets Global Interest
NEW ZEALAND – A grass breeding research project combining the efforts of US and Kiwi experts has garnered interest in New Zealand and the States....
26 June 2015
Stewardship Graziers Given Poisonous Plant Warning
UK – Upland farmers have been told to discuss grazing arrangements with their Natural England officer on account of rising prevalence of a poisonous plant....
05 June 2015
Linear Measuring Improves Genetics of Grass-Fed Cattle
CANADA - Beef producer, Brian Harper, demonstrates how Linear Measuring can be used to select cows that will perform best on grass to other producers on his farm near Brandon, Manitoba....
29 May 2015
Indirect Costs Take Toll on New Zealand Farm Spend
NEW ZEALAND – Farm input prices have seen a rise for beef and sheep farmers in New Zealand despite lower direct input costs....
30 April 2015
Bull Finishing Works Out as Most Profitable System
IRELAND - Finishing male cattle as nineteen month old bulls is the most profitable beef system in Ireland right now, says a study of grass-based suckling systems....
24 April 2015
Could the Apple Watch Fit Farming?
ANALYSIS – Mainstream technology took a major leap forward today with the launch of the Apple Watch, but agriculture is already firmly on board with the wearable revolution....
14 April 2015
Rough Grazing Means Less Methane
UK - Grazing cattle on hill pasture could be a step towards reducing beef's hefty methane output, providing the system is integrated, say Scottish researchers....
09 April 2015
Turning Out? Watch the Three Leaf Rule
US - Graziers striving for developed pastures in Dakota this spring can follow the three leaf rule....
02 April 2015
Cows Not All Equal in Grass Staggers Risk
GLOBAL - Not all cattle are at equal risk of magnesium deficiency this spring, say advisers as turn-out approaches for many northern hemisphere operations....
20 March 2015
Canadian Ranch Awarded for Stewardship on Permanent Pasture
CANADA – Managing permanent pasture and wetland areas were reasons why an Ontario ranching couple received an environmental stewardship award....
12 March 2015
What's Holding Back Drones?
AUSTRALIA - The manifold benefits of using drones in livestock production have led experts in innovation and farm systems to ask the question of why wider adoption still hasn’t taken place....
11 March 2015
Demand Pull Not Technology Push: Using Drones in Livestock Production
GLOBAL – Applying Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones in livestock production has huge potential but producers need tangible cost and profit benefits to embrace them....
10 March 2015
New Zealand Takes Zonal Approach on Theileria
NEW ZEALAND – Farms looking to move stock as the weather gets colder are advised to take note of their herd and three disease risk zones for tick-borne illness Theileria....
05 March 2015
Remember Pros and Cons of Alfalfa When Reseeding
US - Alfalfa’s specific needs and pitfalls need to be considered when planning on what to drill into meadows and pastures this growing season....
03 March 2015
Efforts Build to Tackle Yellow Bristle Grass
NEW ZEALAND – Efforts are being combined on New Zealand’s north island to address a road side weed which has become a problem on some farms....
25 February 2015
Strategy Laid out to Make British Farming More Competitive
UK - A four point strategy has been laid out by the British government to make British farming more competitive, more productive and more resilient....
Agricultural Production 'Not Suitable' for Food Challenges of the 21st Century
GLOBAL - While the numbers of the chronically hungry have been reduced by 100 million over the past decade, 805 million still go without enough to eat on a regular basis....
16 February 2015
Thistle Eating Beetle Highly Rated For Control
NEW ZEALAND – Graziers could have an insect on their side in the battle against one of New Zealand’s “worst agricultural weeds”....
12 February 2015
Study Shows No Damage to Soils from Grazing Cover Crops
US - A US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist in North Carolina has found a way to encourage more growers to use cover crops in the Southeastern United States—allow cattle to graze on them....
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