Archive for May 2015

Sustaining Rangelands, Leaving a Legacy is Theme for August Range Schools

(Hutchinson, KS) “Sustaining Rangelands by Leaving A Legacy is the theme for the Kansas Grazing Lands Coalition (KGLC) summer range schools,” said Tim Christian, state coordinator for the group. “The Mid-/Shortgrass Range School runs from August 4-6 at Camp Lakeside, Lake Scott, and the Tallgrass Range School is set for August 18-20 at Camp Wood…

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Purdue beef expert: Breeding soundness exam key to expanding herd

By: Darrin Pack WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Testing bulls for reproductive health is even more important now for beef cattle producers because feeder calves are expected to generate record prices this fall, a Purdue University veterinary scientist says. “Beef producers need to do everything that they can to produce a calf from every cow,” said…

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NEW KUHN GMD MOWERS

New GMD Select Series The new GMD Select Series is an all-new evolution of existing Kuhn mowers for small and mid-sized farms. These simple, durable mowers with working widths of 5’3” to 9’2” offer fast, clean mowing of heavy grasses and delicate forage crops. The Kuhn GMD Select mowers provide exceptional cutting and outstanding reliability.…

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Understanding wet hay

By: Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist After several years of drought, rain in Oklahoma is allowing cool season forages to grow in abundance.  Harvesting and baling cool season crops such as fescue and wheat hay is a challenge during a wet spring.  The timing of the rains can make it difficult…

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More lessons in beef demand

By: Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist Choice retail beef prices jumped over 9 cents per pound in April to a new record level at $640.2 cents per pound, up 9 percent from one year ago and up 22.5 percent from April, 2013.  Choice retail beef prices have averaged 12.4 percent…

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When May hay won’t dry, wrap it up to make baleage

COLUMBIA, Mo. – “I’m seeing more baleage being made than ever before,” says Rob Kallenbach, University of Missouri Extension forage specialist. May is the best month for making high-quality forage. Also, May is the wettest month of the year in most parts of Missouri. “Making dry hay gets difficult,” Kallenbach says. The answer is wrapping…

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ADM Alliance Nutrition® introduces Cellarator® Turbo Drench

ADM Alliance Nutrition® introduces Cellarator® Turbo Drench which helps lessen the effects of stress, supports performance and deters dehydration. This fast acting, oral drench combines the power of the one-of a-kind nucleotide product Cell-Rate®, enzymes, probiotics, electrolytes, and vitamins A and E. Cellarator Turbo Drench provides cattle with a boost during stressful times, such as…

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Bird B Gone Now Offers Solutions for Grain Storage and Manufacturing Facilities

Bird B Gone, the leader in bird-control products for commercial, industrial and residential applications now offers a complete line of bird control solutions for today’s grain storage and manufacturing facilities. Pest birds create a number of problems for these facilities. Besides damaging buildings, machinery and vehicles, birds often contaminate grain with diseases that can lead…

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AgriLabs® Announces VetGun™ Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

ST. JOSEPH, Mo., May 18, 2015 — AgriLabs® announced the results of its first VetGun™ customer satisfaction survey aimed at measuring its customers’ experiences with and perceptions of VetGun™, an innovative delivery system to apply insecticides to cattle without any handling. “Just one year after launching at the 2014 National Cattleman’s Beef Association (NCBA) trade…

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