BROOKINGS, S.D. – An environmental training session for operators of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) will be held December 11 at the Crossroads Convention Center in Huron. Specialists from SDSU Extension, the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural… Continue reading
By : Steve Boyles, OSU Beef Extension Specialist
Ruminants secret enormous quantities of saliva from eight types of glands. The secretions are serous (watery), mucus or mixed. The mixed secretions are weakly buffered while the others are strongly buffered with… Continue reading
By: Clif Little, OSU Extension Guernsey County
Stockpiling fescue and orchard grass is generally considered an economical way to extend the grazing season and cut feed costs. The cost of fertilizer and application of nitrogen too late in the growing… Continue reading
Source : Craig Roberts
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers face bad hay days as they mow and rake hay that should’ve been baled in May, not now in the first days of summer.
By: John George, P.E., Agricultural Engineering Associates
Q: I keep hearing about feedlots and lagoons contaminating groundwater with Nitrate Nitrogen. What is the real story?
A: Manure contains significant Nitrogen which could be a concern if it reaches concentrations in… Continue reading