Farmers who plant cover crops on prevented planting acres will be able to hay or graze that ground starting Sept. 1 without facing a penalty on their crop insurance indemnity. […]
Livestock: Don’t Ignore Toxic Butterweed – DTN May 31, 2019
Those yellow flowers filling fields across the Midwest aren’t buttercups, baby. They are weeds and consumed in enough quantities, cressleaf groundsel, also called butterweed, can be toxic to livestock. Ohio […]
Georgia: Winter Forage Off to Good Start Nov 22, 2017
For the most part, we are off to a good start with our winter forages. They look to have established and tillering well. We still need a few more inches […]
Recent studies conducted on energy supplementation of grazing beef cattle offer the potential to decrease greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, specifically methane. Common practices of cattle producers can decrease the carbon […]
As many Midwest farmers do after the corn harvest in the fall, Daren Niemeyer grazes his beef cows on his corn stalks. The Bladen, Nebraska, farmer uses the leftover crop […]
Why do some farmers graze their corn residue while others choose not to? That question was the crux of a University of Nebraska-Lincoln survey to learn more about farmer perspectives […]
Timing is everything when trying to get as much bang for your buck as possible in the wheat fields. Wheat producers in Oklahoma have historically circled March 15 on their […]
Temperatures are expected to fall below freezing across much of Arkansas by this weekend, which should prompt cattle producers to use caution before allowing livestock to graze fields of johnsongrass. […]
Georgia: Aphids in Winter Grazing Nov 18, 2015
We are seeing aphids in winter grazing. The bad thing about them is that they cause direct feeding damage and can transmit Barley yellow dwarf disease.
Georgia Livestock: Is Grazing Ready for Cattle? Oct 29, 2015
Practically speaking, one really shouldn’t start grazing until there is at least 1800-2500 lbs of DM/acre.