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Ag News and Views: November 2003

Consulting, Education Still Top Priorities for Ag Division

It has been slightly more than three years since the Ag Division re-organized and began operating with a new mission statement and goals.

Fence-Line Weaning: What's All the Hype?

Recently, the opportunity arose to conduct a demonstration comparing calves that were weaned across from their dams (fence-line) to those that were completely removed from their dams and drylotted during the weaning process (traditional).

Improved Cattle Profits May Increase Tax Liabilities

When times are good and profits abound, we have to share with Uncle Sam and often his share can be substantial.

Limit-Grazing Winter Pasture with Mature Cattle

In limit-grazing situations when managed properly, winter pasture can be used by mature cattle very efficiently - as a protein supplement.

New Projects Underway in 2003: Part III

This is the final article on new projects this year. Please remember that it will be two or three years from the time these projects start before meaningful conclusions can be drawn.

Use These Strategies for Managing Buck Harvest

If you are not satisfied with the size of bucks on your property, and your hunters are harvesting more than one buck per 300 acres of deer habitat annually, you need to impose some method of limiting buck harvest.

You Can't Afford Not to Lime

To get the most out of your nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and other nutrients, pH must be at the proper levels.