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  • 2009
  • January

Poultry Litter for Fertilizer

There has been increased interest in using poultry litter as fertilizer since fertilizer prices have skyrocketed. Poultry litter has long been used near the point of production, but high transportation costs for its low analysis has limited its use to within about 50 miles of poultry houses.
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  • 2004
  • April

Consider These Items Before Spraying

Spring has arrived, and many ranchers' thoughts turn to killing weeds. Before you hook up the trusty (or in some cases, rusty) sprayer and give 'er a go, think about the these things.
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  • 2011
  • November

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.
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  • 2012
  • August

Inventory Weeds Now for Control Next Year

Summer is a good time to identify problem weeds and work out a weed-control plan for the following year.
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  • 2016
  • February

Organic matter serves important role in soil health

The contributions of soil organic matter and how to maintain or increase it.
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  • 2015
  • September

Soil test values can vary across years

Following these steps should help you develop a better nutrient management program through use of soil testing.
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  • 2012
  • August

Is Nitrogen Fertilizer Worth the Cost for Winter Pasture?

At the time of writing, urea costs about $750 per ton. This means that a pound of nitrogen from urea costs about 82 cents. This is a very high price and leads to the logical question, "Is it worth the cost to fertilize winter pasture for stockers?" I'll try to answer this question, but let's define the ground rules.
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  • 2014
  • November

Herbicides control sandbur infestation

I've had more calls on sandbur control in 2014 than I can ever remember. While it is obviously too late to do anything about them this year, plans can be made for next year.
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  • 2012
  • August

Hay Choices for Cattle Producers and Equine Enthusiasts

Cattle producers and equine enthusiasts in the Southern Great Plains rely heavily on introduced warm-season grasses for their winter hay needs. Primarily, these grasses are either bermudagrass or old world bluestem varieties.
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  • 2016
  • December

Consultant shares best times to apply phosphorus, potassium

Sometimes, a rancher takes a soil sample, sends it to a laboratory and the recommendation calls for phosphorus (P) and potassium (K). The rancher knows nitrogen should be applied near the time of...