Ranchers Leasing Workshop set for Nov. 8 in Waco

Writer : Blair Fannin WACO – A half-day Ranchers Leasing Workshop set for Nov. 8 in Waco will cover all aspects of leasing including grazing, hunting and livestock. A recent Ranchers Leasing Workshop in Bryan attracted a full room of attendees. The next workshop is set for Nov. 8 in Waco. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension…

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Stockpiling Bermudagrass/Bahiagrass for Winter Forage

By: Ray Hicks, Screven County CEC The cost of hay and feed for winter supplementation is one of the largest expenses for cattle producers. Stockpiling bermudagrass or bahiagrass fields for grazing use in the winter can help save on hay cost and labor. You can expect to get 30 to 60 days of grazing from…

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A Walk Through the Pasture is Time Well Spent!

By : Chris Penrose, Extension Educator, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Professor, OSU Extension, Morgan Co. (originally published in the late fall issue of The Ohio Cattleman magazine)   When large round bales are placed early, spaced appropriately and fed as needed, the manure nutrients are spread more evenly and damage to the pastures surface minimized.…

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First Fall Frost Could Arrive in Early October According to Climate Outlook

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Climate models predict a near average first fall frost date for South Dakota as cooler weather moves across the state.   “With cool air moving into the region from Canada the first week in October, it is possible that temperatures will dip below freezing,” said Laura Edwards, SDSU Extension State Climatologist.   She explained…

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Parasite Management: Stewardship Tips & Research

By : Heidi Carroll, SDSU Extension Livestock Stewardship Field Specialist & Beef Quality Assurance Coordinator, SDSU Animal Science Department, Courtesy of   2018 Animal Care Wednesday Webinars Husbandry Practices in the Spotlight Parasite management for cattle and sheep was the topic for the August 1st Animal Care Wednesday Webinar. Mike Hildreth, Professor of Biology…

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