By Aaron Berger – Nebraska Extension Educator Annual forages may play an important role in providing forage for cattle producers this year. Several factors contribute to this scenario: According to the USDA, hay stocks for the United States were the second lowest they have been for the last 25 years in December 2018, second…Read More
North Dakota State University Extension’s annual crop management field school will be Wednesday, June 19, starting at 9 a.m. at the Carrington Research Extension Center (CREC). The school will provide updates on crop, pest and soil management recommendations using hands-on training in field demonstration plots and research trials. The program is designed for crop advisers,…Read More
Courtesy of VitaFerm.com After a stressful winter across the country, cattle producers are surely looking forward to the sunshine and turning their cattle out to green pastures. Just as Mother Nature can cause havoc in the winter months, she can also add unnecessary stress to your herd in the spring and summer. However, with proper…Read More
By : Jay Parsons, Farm and Ranch Management Specialist, Daren Redfearn, Nebraska Extension Forage and Crop Residue Specialist, Mary Drewnoski, Nebraska Extension Beef Systems Specialist The Crop Residue Exchange is an online engagement tool designed to increase accessibility to grazing resources. This online exchange was recently updated to now include the ability to list pasture…Read More
Source : Miranda Meehan In an effort to get them out of muddy lots, many producers turned livestock out on grass earlier than normal this spring. While this decision likely enhanced herd health, it can have long-term impacts on grasslands if supplemental feed is not provided, says Miranda Meehan, North Dakota State University Extension…Read More
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