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  • 2011
  • September

Supplementing and Stretching Forage Resources

During periods of limited forage supplies, managing these resources to best meet animal requirements is one of the most important things a cow-calf producer can do. It is critical that producers evaluate the best way to supplement and stretch their forage resources to remain viable in this industry.
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  • 2009
  • September

Common Mistakes in Growing Alfalfa

With high protein prices, many people are thinking about growing alfalfa, some for the first time ever. While alfalfa can be very profitable, there are some common mistakes that can take you from profitability to loss quickly.
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  • 2012
  • October

Evaluate Winter Cow Management Following Drought

Many areas continue to face hardships due to the lack of precipitation. This fall brings hope for the end of drought conditions, but the U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook suggests the drought will persist or intensify in many areas of the Southern Great Plains.
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  • 2013
  • August

Stockpiled forages reduce hay feeding

In most operations, hay feeding represents a large portion of a cow's annual maintenance cost. The cost of feeding hay includes much more than just the production cost or purchase price of the hay.
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  • 2014
  • July

Bermudagrass stem maggot invades Southern states

The bermudagrass stem maggot was first discovered in southern Georgia in 2010. This small fly is native to South Asia, and it is unknown how it invaded the United States.
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  • 2012
  • September

Using Winter Pasture as a Hay Replacement

As commodity prices increase and the amount of hay available decreases, many are concerned about feeding their cattle until spring. Winter pasture, while expensive and traditionally thought of for use with stocker cattle, may fit in your cow management system.
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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
  • May

Pasture Weed Control

Due to the drought, there has been a large influx of hay into the Southern Great Plains. Within this hay, weeds - some not native to the region- have been inadvertently distributed into many pastures.
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  • 1996
  • September

Surviving Drought-High Feed Costs and Low Cattle Prices

The basic management principles that enable us to survive bad times are the same as those that enable us to thrive in the good times.
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  • 2015
  • July

Hay-buying tips help producers select best value

The haying situation this spring and early summer has been a little different than usual due to the prolonged and widespread rains.