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Ag News and Views: May 2011

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2011 Cattle Prices: Are They Real?

Many producers have questions about the cattle prices we are seeing in early 2011. Specifically, they want to know if these prices can be maintained and where prices are headed.

Redear Sunfish

Redear sunfish is a member of the sunfish family. This family of fish contains many species, including bluegill, largemouth bass and white crappie, just to name a few.

Sesame as an Alternative Crop

Sesame is one of the most ancient oilseed crops and is used for cooking and other culinary preparations in various parts of the world. Sesame seed contains 50 percent oil and 25 percent protein.

USDA-NRCS Has a Very Useful Tool in Web Soil Survey

The Web Soil Survey is one of the most useful tools a producer, consultant or agricultural scientist will find for obtaining soils information on a particular land area.

Use Moisture Management Strategies to Survive Drought

When the rain falls, here are some tips and strategies that will help you capture and use as much of it as you can.