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Financial Records Are Important to Operational Success

Keeping financial records for the farm or ranch can help a producer make operational decisions, like whether or not to replace the feed truck. Jason Bradley, agricultural economics consultant, points out the value of keeping your pencil sharp.

Plan on Pruning Your Fruit Trees

Will Chaney, senior research association, discusses when and why you should prune fruit trees as well as different ways to train tree branch growth.

How to Control Winter Weeds in Summer Pastures

Eddie Funderburg, Ed.D., senior soils and crops consultant, reviews ways to control cool-season weeds, including ryegrass, thistles and henbit, in perennial warm-season pastures.

Prussic Acid, Nitrate Poisoning and Grass Tetany in Beef Cattle

Eddie Funderburg, Ed.D., senior soils and crops consultant, offers a comprehensive summary of data on prussic acid, nitrate poisoning and grass tetany to aid beef cattle producers in health management and herd protection.

Bermudagrass as a Forage and Hay Crop in the Southern Great Plains

Eddie Funderburg, Ed.D., senior soils and crops consultant, presents a thorough overview of bermudagrass, a warm-season perennial grass, including recommendations for its establishment and management as a forage and hay crop.

Covered

A resurging interest in cover crops raises a new set of practical questions from farmers looking to improve soil health.

Miracles and Magnolias

No one expected Kevin Newton to live after a tragic automobile accident. But he defied all odds – with the strength, encouragement, and prayers of his family and friends.

The Key to Coming Home

Brenda Myers Brown has lived a life away from the land. Now she's returning to continue her father's legacy and make new memories with her children and grandchildren.

Build Your Own Tower Garden

Container gardening offers the DIY enthusiast an at-home option for growing your own fruits and vegetables. Learn how to construct your own tiered container garden with this step-by-step tutorial.

10 Truths About Beef

The process of bringing beef from pasture to plate is unique and complex. Here are some facts about beef and the industry that produces it.