By: Warren Rusche. SDSU Extension, Beef Feedlot Management Associate
The last couple months across much of the High Plains have not been for the faint of heart, espe-cially for livestock producers. The good news is that there are finally some… Continue reading
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The Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced this week it will extend the deadline to May 3 to file notices of livestock losses due to adverse winter weather under the USDA Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP). This is… Continue reading
By: Terri Queck-Matzie
Feeding cattle in the winter can be a challenge. Sub-zero temps, biting winds, flying snow – none of these make for stress-free circumstances.
Add equipment breakdowns to the mix, and its enough to make even the most… Continue reading
By: Heather Smith Thomas
Lice are a common winter problem. All lice cause discomfort and itching, and sucking lice rob essential nutrients when cattle need it most—in cold weather. Animals carrying a heavy population of sucking lice may become anemic,… Continue reading
MANHATTAN, Kan. – With lower expected revenues from the sale of calves in 2017 compared to 2014-15 prices many producers are looking for ways to improve their operation’s profit potential. With that in mind, the 2017 Kansas State University Winter… Continue reading
Winter weather has replaced warm fall temperatures, so cattle producers need to change the way they care for their animals, North Dakota State University Extension Service livestock specialists say.
\”Two major blizzards have made their way through the region, bringing… Continue reading