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Ag News and Views: January 2004

Apply Variety Test Information to Your Farm

Variety tests provide us with valuable information about new genetics as they become available and how they compare to old standards that have been around for years. How does a producer use all this information to make a decision about what to plant?

Comparison of Vehicle Gas, Repair Costs

Have you ever been driving down the road and thought about what your vehicle is really costing in gas and repairs?

Fuel Loading, Fuel Moisture Are Important Components of Prescribed Fire

Prescribed burning is a land management tool that should only be used when needed and after considerable planning, taking into account numerous factors including fireguards, equipment, labor, smoke management and fuel characteristics.

Get Legumes in the Mix

Now that it's January, the time for seeding legumes is fast approaching, with many species falling into a spring seeding window from March to April.

How to Position for Tomorrow and Beyond

Farm and ranch business managers should consider conducting a situational analysis to assess the firm's readiness to face challenges and potential changes.

Information Available About Grapes

Grapes have been grown commercially in Oklahoma for years and offer diversity as well as a possibility for profit.

Prevention Should be Primary Focus with Calf Scours

Calf scours is one of the most frustrating experiences in a cow calf operation.