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Local Rescue Group Helping Animals Displaced By Fires - Cleveland American

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Cleveland American

Local Rescue Group Helping Animals Displaced By Fires
Cleveland American
She specializes in dogs that have been abandoned, but with the far-reaching fires, she's taking on rabbits, cows and horses. ... “They have nothing to feed them for the winter, and with hay at a premium because of the droughts, this is just so ...

Forage Seeds Market: Increasing Profitability of Agriculture and Livestock Farm to Drive North America's Dominance - Digital Journal

news Dairy Forage google - August 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

Forage Seeds Market: Increasing Profitability of Agriculture and Livestock Farm to Drive North America's Dominance
Digital Journal
Global forage seed market is valued at USD 10,789.3 million in 2014 and is expected to reach USD 17508.5 million by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 8.4% from 2014 to 2020. This press release was ... Global forage seed market is also segmented in terms of ...

Biotech company studies GMO clover - Capital Press

news Cattle Forage google - August 16, 2017 - 1:10pm

Capital Press

Biotech company studies GMO clover
Capital Press
Condensed tannins bind to proteins, preventing them from being digested too quickly and improving the cow's protein absorption, said John Grabber, a dairy forage researcher with USDA's Agricultural Research Service. However, if the cow ingests too many ...

Biotech company studies GMO clover - Capital Press

news Dairy Forage google - August 16, 2017 - 1:10pm

Capital Press

Biotech company studies GMO clover
Capital Press
Condensed tannins bind to proteins, preventing them from being digested too quickly and improving the cow's protein absorption, said John Grabber, a dairy forage researcher with USDA's Agricultural Research Service. However, if the cow ingests too many ...

Lean on Green, Local Cattlemen Put Grass-Fed Beef on the Menu - Southern Pines Pilot

news Cattle Forage google - August 16, 2017 - 9:57am

Southern Pines Pilot

Lean on Green, Local Cattlemen Put Grass-Fed Beef on the Menu
Southern Pines Pilot
His interest in cattle was by happenstance. During a severe drought in 1999, he agreed to board a few of his brother-in-law's pregnant cows: Rowland had plenty of grass on his irrigated pasture to feed the hungry gals. The payment he received in return ...

Scientists look to seaweed to help thwart cow burps, farts - Tri-State Livestock News

news Cattle Forage google - August 15, 2017 - 9:22pm

Tri-State Livestock News

Scientists look to seaweed to help thwart cow burps, farts
Tri-State Livestock News
"Cattle on feedlot diets actually produce less methane than cows on forage diets," Endecott says. Furthermore, "animals have the capability to select a higher quality diet when they're grazing." Endecott points out that it can be difficult to get ...

Scientists look to seaweed to help thwart cow burps, farts - Tri-State Livestock News

news Dairy Forage google - August 15, 2017 - 9:22pm

Tri-State Livestock News

Scientists look to seaweed to help thwart cow burps, farts
Tri-State Livestock News
In the mid-2000s, Canadian dairy farmer Joe Dorgan noticed a difference in his two cow herds. One produced more milk, had lower instances of mastitis, and higher conception rates. The only difference between the two herds was their pasture. The happier ...

Rudyard Hay Farmers Wrap Up Historically Bad Season - 9&10 News

news Horse Hay google - August 15, 2017 - 6:21pm

9&10 News

Rudyard Hay Farmers Wrap Up Historically Bad Season
9&10 News
It's taken a toll on their businesses and the animals that feed off that hay. 9&10's Aaron Parseghian spoke with farmers ... Those who raise horses in the area are having trouble baling enough hay to keep them fed. “We are hoping to get our first hay ...

Dairy lagoon water through SDI works at DeJager Farms - Western Farm Press

news Dairy Forage google - August 15, 2017 - 11:33am

Western Farm Press

Dairy lagoon water through SDI works at DeJager Farms
Western Farm Press
It takes lots of alfalfa to feed 25,000 cows across eight dairies. DeJager Farms grows much of its forage needs, which includes about 8,500 acres of alfalfa. Ray also grows silage corn and wheat in rotation that typically lasts about three years ...

Cool, wet August improves fall grazing prospects - Farm Talk

news Cattle Forage google - August 15, 2017 - 10:52am

Farm Talk

Cool, wet August improves fall grazing prospects
Farm Talk
Producers should consider a late-summer/fall fertilizer application to enhance forage growth and quality. This will allow a stockpile of grazing for the fall and early winter. This forage, perhaps combined with cool-season introduced pasture, such as ...

Fredonia Ranch to host KLA/K-State ranch field day - High Plains Journal

news Cattle Forage google - August 15, 2017 - 9:10am

Fredonia Ranch to host KLA/K-State ranch field day
High Plains Journal
DL Cattle Company of Fredonia will host the final 2017 Kansas Livestock Association/Kansas State University Ranch Management Field Day Aug. 23. Joe and Helen Donohue and their son and daughter-in-law, Daryl and Jody, own the commercial cow-calf ...

Fredonia Ranch to host KLA/K-State ranch field day - High Plains Journal

news Dairy Forage google - August 15, 2017 - 9:10am

Fredonia Ranch to host KLA/K-State ranch field day
High Plains Journal
Natural Resources Conservation Service Rangeland Management Specialist Garan Belt will be on hand to discuss a process developed by the agency to determine the forage production capabilities and appropriate stocking rate for a specific pasture. He will ...

Study Evaluates Banned, Controlled Substances in Horse Feed - TheHorse.com

news Horse Hay google - August 15, 2017 - 8:13am

TheHorse.com

Study Evaluates Banned, Controlled Substances in Horse Feed
TheHorse.com
In their study, Herholz and colleagues tested 28 samples of commercial horse feed, packaged primarily in Switzerland and Germany, for the presence of nine naturally occurring doping substances. This included four substances on the FEI banned list ...

Hay Storage Tips from Forage Specialist - LacombeOnline.com - Lacombe Online (press release) (blog)

news Horse Hay google - August 15, 2017 - 7:04am

Lacombe Online (press release) (blog)

Hay Storage Tips from Forage Specialist - LacombeOnline.com
Lacombe Online (press release) (blog)
Barry Yaremcio, Beef and Forage Specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry says, it's important to remember, where ever the bales touch and water gets in, ...

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Grassland management key to success for new dairy farm entrant - Farming Life

news Dairy Forage google - August 15, 2017 - 6:18am

Farming Life

Grassland management key to success for new dairy farm entrant
Farming Life
Utilising a 21ha grazing platform at the home farm, Ian and David's primary goal is to maximise milk production from forage. In 2017 Ian joined the AgriSearch GrassCheck programme, one of 12 dairy farms across the province regularly measuring grass ...

In our area forages are king - Cadillac News (subscription)

news Cattle Forage google - August 15, 2017 - 2:29am

Cadillac News (subscription)

In our area forages are king
Cadillac News (subscription)
Forages are what feed the livestock of our area. In particular, the dairy cows, beef cattle, horses, and sheep. Forage is defined as plant material that livestock graze, or that is cut and provided to them. This means crops such as corn, alfalfa ...

In our area forages are king - Cadillac News (subscription)

news Dairy Forage google - August 15, 2017 - 2:29am

Cadillac News (subscription)

In our area forages are king
Cadillac News (subscription)
In particular, the dairy cows, beef cattle, horses, and sheep. Forage is defined as plant material that livestock graze, or that is cut and provided to them. This means crops such as corn, alfalfa, grasses etc., and in most cases the entire plant is ...

Is early weaning best for you? - Beef Magazine

news Cattle Forage google - August 14, 2017 - 4:04pm

Beef Magazine

Is early weaning best for you?
Beef Magazine
... more intensively, but this strategy can help if forage is short in late summer/fall,” he says. “You can also increase your market options for the calves, but what works for one producer may not work for another. You have to figure it out regarding ...

When Should I Take the Last Alfalfa Cutting? - Dairy Herd Management

news Dairy Forage google - August 14, 2017 - 3:29pm

Dairy Herd Management

When Should I Take the Last Alfalfa Cutting?
Dairy Herd Management
It's almost September and time to decide when or if to take the last cutting of alfalfa. Start by considering if there's enough forage already in storage to get the cows through the winter. Then take a look at your fields and decide if there's enough ...

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Calistoga group saves the world one horse at a time - Napa Valley Register

news Horse Hay google - August 14, 2017 - 3:28pm

Napa Valley Register

Calistoga group saves the world one horse at a time
Napa Valley Register
Today horses are still bred for racing, “the sport of kings.” Historically the horse was a big part of life for the common folk as a beast of burden, as well. Until widespread use of the internal combustion engine in the last 100 years, war horses ...