AgriLife Extension offers 12-week online training for new agriculture businesses

By: Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&M Agriculture & Life Sciences COLLEGE STATION – Generation Next: Our Turn to Ranch is a 12-week online course to be offered Aug.18-Nov. 9 by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Generation Next Logo “This curriculum is perfect for new landowners or those who are looking to start a new agricultural…

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Grazing Options for Supplementing Poor Quality Forages

By: Chris Penrose, OSU Extension Educator, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Morgan County – 7/17/19 Many of us will be feeding poor quality hay again this winter, likely similar to last winter. When I mowed down hay over the weekend, the grass was past mature to the point that fescue had already dropped seeds and the…

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Proper vaccine storage is critical to disease protection

Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist Each year cow calf producers spend thousands of dollars for vaccine products to immunize calves, replacement heifers, and adult cows and bulls.  A vaccine can cost over $3.00 a head, and if not stored properly that vaccine can be rendered in effective. Producers cannot afford to…

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Hay Quality 2019; It’s Déjà vu All Over Again!

By: – Stan Smith, PA, Fairfield County OSU Extension – 7/17/19 Coming off a year where quality forages for beef cattle were in short supply throughout Ohio, now in mid-2019 we find that inventory remains critically low. With the National Ag Statistics Service (NASS) estimating only 60% of Ohio’s first cutting hay harvest was completed…

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Fire Field Day slated for Sept. 14 in Sonora

SONORA — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Great Plains Fire Science Exchange are teaming up to host a prescribed fire field day in Sonora. Fiery Legacy: Maintaining Rx Fire in Texas will take place Sept. 14 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Station, 395 County Road 760 in Sonora. The event will…

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