Livestock: Tips for Using Small Grains for Silage – DTN Apr 6, 2022

🕔Apr 6, 2022
The proper management of small grains for forage is important as these details will help determine how much and at what quality the forage will be. Specifically, getting the crop […]

Texas Field Reports: Forage Producers Face Drought, High Fertilizer Costs Mar 23, 2022

🕔Mar 23, 2022
Forage producers are dealing with the ripple effects of dry conditions, sporadic cold temperatures and below-average cool-season production as hay supplies tighten for cattle operations, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Livestock: Many Choices for Irrigated Pasture – DTN Feb 15, 2022

🕔Feb 15, 2022
Livestock producers considering irrigated pastures have several different options available to them to grow more grass. Different species, from cool- to warm-season to annuals to perennials, can be selected. Much […]

Livestock Forage: Put a Cover Crop in the Mix – DTN Jan 5, 2022

🕔Jan 5, 2022
There’s no question cover crops can do a lot of great things for the soil, but as livestock producers try to put a dollar figure to the practice it’s often […]

Livestock: Droughty Crops Make Toxic Forage – DTN Jul 17, 2021

🕔Jul 17, 2021
Many producers harvest drought-stressed crops as an additional forage for livestock when Mother Nature scorches other sources and forces the price of alternatives higher. However, with the severe drought currently […]

Arkansas: Research Survey to Gauge Interest in Organic Crops Nov 18, 2020

🕔Nov 18, 2020
Researchers are surveying farmers across the Mid-South through Dec. 31 to gauge their interest in organic crop production. The survey is being conducted jointly by Winrock International and the University […]

Smarter Grazing – The Paddock Approach – DTN Jul 8, 2020

🕔Jul 8, 2020
For Billy Helton, the aha moment came as he looked at a small, tall, unused stand of bermudagrass behind his hay barn in the summer of 2017. “I had cows […]

Texas Field Reports: Summer Conditions, Forage Quality Can Reduce Cattle Gains Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Don’t let the dog days of summer lead to declines in cattle herd performance, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Joe Paschal, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension livestock specialist, Corpus Christi, said livestock […]

West Texas Webinar: Drought Management Considerations – July 21 Jun 24, 2020

🕔Jun 24, 2020
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in District 6, serving the counties of West Texas, will address drought management when it presents its next free “On the Line with AgriLife” webinar at […]

Livestock: Expect Even Higher Hay Prices This Spring – DTN Jan 14, 2020

🕔Jan 14, 2020
Forage producers have faced many weather challenges in recent years, from too much or too little rain, to extreme cold last winter that caused significant alfalfa winterkill. These problems have […]

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