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Deer surveys remain popular despite weaknesses

It is difficult to confidently make harvest recommendations based on one year's worth of data.

Preparation promotes successful winter pasture season

Consider weather, variety, soil, seedbed preparation, equipment and seed quality.

Early detection, management practices control pink eye

Recent rains have resulted in early weeds and grasses producing seed heads that can contribute to pink eye.

Teeth condition can reveal cow age, aid culling decisions

Cows with poor teeth will have a difficult time maintaining body condition.

Raised garden bed design downsized for construction ease

Decreased number and size of building materials makes construction easier.

Noble Research Institute reports expected forage establishment costs

Like producers, the Noble Research Institute has to prepare a budget for expenses including cereal pasture establishment.

Brush encroachment provides clues about soil health

Brush encroachment is a common problem across the landscape these days.

Producers react to changes in crop insurance choices

A look at what changed when the 2014 Farm Bill came out.

Jar test helps determine compatible chemical mixes

When two or more products are physically incompatible, an emulsion may form.

Tools in development leverage data for decision-making

New tools will provide producers with consistent data and information to make effective decisions quicker.