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Ag News and Views: August 2016

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Deer surveys remain popular despite weaknesses

It is difficult to confidently make harvest recommendations based on one year's worth of data.

Early detection, management practices control pink eye

Recent rains have resulted in early weeds and grasses producing seed heads that can contribute to pink eye.

Noble Research Institute reports expected forage establishment costs

Like producers, the Noble Research Institute has to prepare a budget for expenses including cereal pasture establishment.

Preparation promotes successful winter pasture season

Consider weather, variety, soil, seedbed preparation, equipment and seed quality.

Raised garden bed design downsized for construction ease

Decreased number and size of building materials makes construction easier.

Teeth condition can reveal cow age, aid culling decisions

Cows with poor teeth will have a difficult time maintaining body condition.