You Say Tomato

I was recently asked the question "What is the difference between a fruit and a vegetable?" It is a common question, usually pertaining to tomato classification, so I thought I would answer it here to satisfy everyone's burning need to know.

Doe Harvest Effort

Management plans to improve deer herd health or increase the average white-tail buck body size and antler dimensions on a tract of land generally include reducing doe numbers as an objective....

Is it Really a Good Deal???

During the past few weeks we have received calls from many of you about herbicides being offered for sale by persons who called you on the phone. In one instance the product name used was not listed...

DROUGHT: Regular Occurrence in our Business

Hindsight is always "20/20," but droughts should be considered normal in our business. They will occur either regionally or locally, and they cannot be avoided. Therefore, it is essential for you to make plans well in advance of their occurrence.

Milk...It's What's for Dinner

A calf will always prefer its mother's milk first and will consume all she produces each day. Creep feeding won't help the cow, but it still can be an option for some producers.

Cover Often Limits Bobwhite Numbers

Management of native bobwhite populations is very challenging, often frustrating. The frustration occurs because quail managers often do not adequately identify and change the real factors that limit bobwhite abundance. Some aspect of cover, either too little or too much, often limits quail abundance.

New Feature Coming

We've expanded the newsletter to add additional pages, we should have space to print letters or excerpts of letters from our readers.

The Hydrologic (Water) Cycle

Those with a basic understanding of the water cycle and how it functions should be a step ahead during the current drought. However, "Mother Nature" is complex and often leaves those with the best of knowledge scrambling.

Calves and Corn: Decisions, Decisions

The price of corn should affect the price of cattle. Assuming all other variables remain constant, we expect an inverse relationship, meaning that lower corn prices should cause higher feeder cattle prices.

Fertility Management of Bermudagrass

Well-fertilized bermudagrass can provide more grazing than most other warm season grasses. However, bermudagrass is not as productive or persistent under low fertility as other grasses.