By : Charles White, Assistant Professor of Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management, and Robert Meinen, Senior Extension Associate
Many livestock farms in the region produce an abundance… Continue reading
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 : Leslie Johnson, UNL Animal Manure Management Project Coordinator
Have you ever been overwhelmed by the amount of manure regulations in Nebraska? Or anywhere? Let’s make it a little easier to digest.
“You can’t manage what you can’t measure”
A common phrase…that couldn’t be more true when it comes to animal performance.
The challenge is getting it done, or in this case, physically gathering and weighing your cattle.
The SmartScale… Continue reading
By: Michelle Arnold, DVM-Ruminant Extension Veterinarian (UKVDL)
Water is the most essential nutrient in the diet of cattle and during hot and dry weather, it is especially important to monitor water quality if using farm ponds for livestock. What… Continue reading
WASHINGTON (Sept. 12, 2019) – National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Jennifer Houston today issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s finalization of repeal of the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule:
“Cattle producers are the nation’s… Continue reading