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...
Keeping the Cattle Cool- Heat Stress Prevention in your Cattle
12 August 2016
Summer months bring more than just hot temperatures to growers and ranchers. For many, the topic of heat stress prevention becomes a hot...
When Will Cattle Finishing Be Profitable Again?
19 May 2016
Monthly fed cattle net returns have been negative since December 2014. A few months ago, it appeared that we would climb above breakeven ...
For Beef Producers Every Pound Counts
29 April 2016
No matter the market – high or low- every pound counts for cattle producers and their bottom line. Mac Young, AgriLife Extension econo...
Diversify your Agribusiness by Converting Crop Lands to Pasture
7 March 2016
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...
Precision Ag: Modern Farmers Turn to Hackers to Maintain Ag Equipment
13 June 2017
Farmers are known for getting done what needs to be done. In today’s technological world, that can even mean becoming somewhat of a techn...
Farm Heritage Series: Steward Farms, Inc. "It started with a dream and a letter"
13 June 2017
Nothing was more fun for Josh Steward growing up than when he went to work with his dad on the farm and rode on the tractors and combines...
Field Report: Louisiana
5 June 2017