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Got Lime?

There are some things to consider when purchasing lime. The two most important are the calcium carbonate equivalent (CCE) and the fineness efficiency.

Mother of the Year

Consider using some form of a crossbred cow in your operation. No single breed excels in all aspects of beef production.

What to Expect from Spring Small-Grain Pasture

Forage yields should be high this spring. Excess rainfall has provided enough moisture to support spring forage production through graze-out.

Quail Management on Small Acreages

Recent scientific information indicates quail populations may need enough contiguous habitat to support at least 800 quail to prevent localized extinction. Most landowners interested in quail do not own several thousand acres of habitat, so should they give up?

Evergreen Plant Choices Other than Eastern Red Cedars

The hollies are a diverse group of plants that fit in many landscapes and in hot and dry locations.

From Weeds to Forbs

Let's not be too hasty to kill weeds until we know what we are eliminating and evaluate the costs.

Cattle Prices for 2001

The cattle cycle is alive and well in 2001, with prices for all classes of cattle moving upward over the last three years.

Soil Testing Makes Money

Tips for the successful use of liquid supplements.

Dynamic Agricultural Industry: What's on the Horizon?

The agricultural marketplace is undergoing rapid change. Farmers and ranchers who invest in fully integrated systems have an opportunity to profit from current trends.

Grass Seed Production

Grass seed production is an important agricultural enterprise. This article examines some of the legal and technical aspects.