By: Steve Boyles, OSU Beef Extension Specialist
Handle/transport all cattle in such a fashion to minimize stress, injury, and bruising. Use vehicles to transport cattle that provide for the safety of personnel and cattle during loading, transporting, and unloading. Follow… Continue reading
By: Linda Geist
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The cost to harvest corn planted as a cover crop for silage this year varies greatly, according to a new study from University of Missouri Extension.
USDA Risk Management Agency allows producers to harvest… Continue reading
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Innovation is the key which will unlock greater sustainability, economic growth, and nutritional security for the world’s livestock producers, as they face the challenges of a growing global population and ongoing challenges such as anti-microbial resistance.
That’s… Continue reading
MANHATTAN, Kan. – A series of presentations from experts in animal health and welfare demonstrated the complexity of the topic during the third plenary session at an international livestock conference on Monday.
The Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock brought nearly… Continue reading
By: James Doyle, SDSU Extension Natural Resource Management Field Specialist
A lush, native South Dakota pasture with a variety of grasses, flowers, and plants growing throughout.
Diverse native pasture in South Dakota. Courtesy: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Broadcast spraying… Continue reading
LONDON, Ohio—Like many of us, farm animals want to eat what they’re used to.
And because livestock are not adventurous eaters, farmers have to train them to try something new by limiting their access to the food they’re most familiar… Continue reading