Courtesy of: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension – July 16, 2019
Lincoln, Neb. — As a summer heat wave descends on the Midwest, Nebraska Extension is urging producers to help reduce stress on cattle during hot weather.
“This July weather pattern… Continue reading
By: Terri Queck-Matzie
Internal parasite control in cattle requires timing, planning and persistence. Deworming must be done often enough to control pests and reduce the economic impact of infestation, yet not too often, lest cattle develop anthelmintic (dewormer) resistance.
There… Continue reading
By: Heather Smith Thomas
The battle against flies is constant during warm weather, but there are several ways to reduce these pests. Though there are some new methods (pour-on products, insecticide ear tags, special fly traps, and a “gun” designed… Continue reading
By: Jay Parsons, Farm and Ranch Management Specialist, and Aaron Berger, Nebraska Extension Beef Educator
The Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP), administered by the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA), provides compensation to eligible livestock producers who have suffered livestock death losses… Continue reading
Last week’s newsletter contained a discussion of the impact of high pressure heat domes on cattle reproductive performance in the mid to late summer in Oklahoma. Now let’s look… Continue reading
Although these crops offer flexibility in cropping systems and a great source of livestock feed, they could pose… Continue reading