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Ag News and Views: November 2011

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Dewormer Efficacy in Oklahoma Stocker Calves

Internal parasites cost U.S. cattle operations an estimated $200 million annually. While several chemicals and formulations are approved to control worms in cattle, there have been recent reports of declining efficacy of some dewormers.

Integrity Beef Alliance: Marketing Value-stacked Calves

The beef cattle industry has several Value Added Calf programs through which beef producers may market calves. The Integrity Beef Alliance is one such program.

Learning From the Drought of 2011

The drought of 2011 will not soon be forgotten. It's been a year of record low rainfall and record high temperatures.

Protecting Your Property From Wildfire

The likelihood of wildfires occurring increases during late fall and winter months due to dormant grass, fallen tree leaves and periods of high winds and low humidities.

The Beef Industry in 2012 and Beyond

The future of the beef industry is filled with both opportunities and challenges due to the 2011 drought in the Southern Plains, high price of grains, volatility in the commodity markets and fewer dollars available for research and education.

You May Not Need to Use Nitrogen on Wheat in 2011

As we approach the end of 2011, many soil sample results have considerably higher than average amounts of nitrates, especially in wheat and winter pasture fields.