Keeping the Cattle Cool- Heat Stress Prevention in your Cattle
25 September 2017
Summer months bring more than just hot temperatures to growers and ranchers. For many, the topic of heat stress prevention becomes a hot...
Diversify your Agribusiness by Converting Crop Lands to Pasture
14 September 2017
As the prices of some crops continue to fall, converting a portion (or all) of your acreage from row crops to pasture could help you make...
For Beef Producers Every Pound Counts
24 July 2017
No matter the market – high or low- every pound counts for cattle producers and their bottom line. Mac Young, AgriLife Extension econo...
What should a Producer Consider when going with a Pork Contract?
17 July 2017
Producers who aren’t able to secure the credit they need to continue to operate independently might find contract production the most pro...
Hog Prices on the Rise Due to Strong Demand
26 April 2017
According to the USDA’s hog and pig inventory report, growth has increased in the pork industry due to domestic and international demand....
Beef...Is It Still What's for Dinner?
22 February 2017
The USDA released their cattle inventory report on January 31st summarizing that the cattle inventory rose two percent with 93.6 million ...
Fighting Cold Stress in Cattle this Winter
21 December 2016
Winter officially begins this week and with that comes the necessary precautions to keep cattle warm during this season. As winter persi...
Milk Composition Altered Due to Choline Deficiency
27 October 2016
Producers are faced with many obstacles when it comes to breeding sows. Sows have many deficiencies producers need to look out for while...
Quick Tips for Pasture and Grazing Management after a Drought
20 September 2016
With much of the United States battling ongoing droughts, handling the effects of drought on pastures is critical to maintaining their pr...
Tips to Help if You're Considering a Stocker Cattle Operation
26 August 2016
In volatile markets and changing commodity prices, expanding your current income flow to include a stocker cattle operation may be benefi...
Boron on the Farm
20 October 2017
More growers these days are turning to using boron for growth and development of their crops. Boron is an essential plant micronutrient ...
John Deere Introduces New HarvestLab™ 3000 with Constituent Sensing
16 October 2017
(October 4, 2017) Olathe, Kan. – To help beef and dairy producers more accurately and quickly measure certain nutrient values of the fora...
Field Report: Illinois
9 October 2017