The Junior Beef Excellence Program is available to Oklahoma residents of Atoka, Bryan, Carter, Coal, Garvin, Grady, Jefferson, Johnston, Love, Marshall, McClain, Murray, Pontotoc and Stephens counties.
Producers can ensure they are choosing the best feed for their livestock by understanding the information on a feed tag.
Before you overseed a perennial pasture with an annual crop, determine your goals, what type of perennial crop you have and your planting method.
The perfect beef cow has the right mix of traits. Her ability to prosper in her environment and deliver a health calf every year are most important.
When it comes to livestock, not all water is equal. Water quality makes a difference in performance, and that difference can really add up.
As more land managers use growing-season burns to meet their goals, livestock stocking rates become even more important.
Though not always immediately evident, being intentional and consistent about keeping mineral in front of your cattle will benefit both your herd and your bottom line in the long run.
Most cattle producers in the Southern Great Plains follow a spring calving season rather than a fall calving season. There are economic trade-offs in both scenarios.
It is important to properly develop heifers before the breeding season and to continue managing them during and after the calving season.