Cow / Calf Corner

Beef Cattle Short Course set for Jan. 8, Jan. 15 in San Antonio

Writer : Paul Schattenberg SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Bexar County Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee will present the 2019 Beef Cattle Short Course on the evenings of Jan. 8 and Jan. 15 at the Ozuna Library of Palo Alto College, 1400 Villaret Blvd. in San Antonio, A Beef Cattle…

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Prices average $2,099 per head at Fruitland Show-Me-Select sale

Source : Erin Larimore COLUMBIA, Mo. – “What a sale!” said sale coordinator Erin Larimore about the $2,099 average price for replacement heifers at the Show-Me-Select sale in Fruitland, Mo., Dec. 1. The fourth of six fall sales kept the upward trend in prices. Two sales remain for heifers raised with protocols from University of…

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Hay Quality: Trash versus Treasure

By : Christine Gelley, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, OSU Extension Noble County (originally published in The Ohio Farmer on-line) That saying “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” usually does not apply to hay, but with as difficult as haymaking was in Ohio this year, it may be true. Is your 2018 hay crop trash…

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AgriLife Extension organizing Grass Grazing and Animal Management School

Writer : Kay Ledbetter LUBBOCK – A 10-month Grass Grazing and Animal Management School coordinated by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is being scheduled for the Lubbock area. The school will kick off Feb. 20 in Lubbock at the AgriLife Extension offices for Lubbock County, 1102 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1294, Lubbock. Dr. Tim Steffens,…

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Cows that fit, calves that fit

Moser talks genetic optimums at Feeding Quality Forum By Miranda Reiman Genetic selection for ranch environment or meeting market demand? That’s a choice cattlemen don’t have to make, said Dan Moser, president of Angus Genetics Inc., speaking at the Feeding Quality Forum in Sioux City, Iowa, this summer. “It is not an either/or thing. It’s…

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