Author : Mark Sulc, Courtesy of Ohio State University Extension
Livestock owners feeding forage need to keep in mind potential for some forage toxicity issues late this season. Nitrate and prussic acid poisoning potential associated with drought stress or frost… Continue reading
When the rain stops, the heat persists and the plants start to stress, nitrate toxicity concern starts to creep to the surface.
“With nitrate toxicity, the plant will either absorb nitrate or ammonia from the soil,” explained Jason Banta, Texas… Continue reading
Although these crops offer flexibility in cropping systems and a great source of livestock feed, they could pose… Continue reading
Summer has definitely arrived in Oklahoma! Hot dry summer weather brings about heat and drought stress on summer annuals. Stressed plants such as the forage sorghums can occasionally accumulate dangerous concentrations of nitrates. These high nitrate plants,… Continue reading
By: Glenn Selk
Educators often speak of “a teachable moment.” Sometimes the most lasting lessons are painful to learn. The predicted blast of winter weather for this week may provide another teachable moment for cow calf producers in the Southern… Continue reading