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news Dairy Forage google - August 16, 2018 - 2:09pm
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BeefTalk: Livestock diversity a good thing - Farm Forum

news Cattle Forage google - August 16, 2018 - 1:24pm

Farm Forum

BeefTalk: Livestock diversity a good thing
Farm Forum
Just like crop producers are exploring and expanding plant diversity within grain and forage production, so should the beef producer. The livestock producer does not need to stop with simply crossbreeding cattle. I want to go one step further and ...

Improve Low-quality Forages with Ammonia Treatment - Dairy Herd Management

news Dairy Forage google - August 16, 2018 - 12:31pm

Improve Low-quality Forages with Ammonia Treatment
Dairy Herd Management
Higher-quality grass hay can become toxic with nitrates after ammonia treatment and cause "crazy cow" syndrome when fed. A maximum rate of 50 pounds of anhydrous ammonia per ton of straw should be observed to avoid nitrate issues. Producers should ...

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Improve Low-quality Forages with Ammonia Treatment - Drovers Magazine

news Cattle Forage google - August 16, 2018 - 12:26pm

Drovers Magazine

Improve Low-quality Forages with Ammonia Treatment
Drovers Magazine
... it more digestible for cows and horses. MU Extension state forage specialist Craig Roberts calls ammoniation a "secret weapon" in drought-stressed areas. With proper ammoniation, the nutritional value of hay, cornstalks and straw can improve ...

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Drought Impacting Cattle Producers Around the Globe - Dairy Herd Management

news Dairy Forage google - August 16, 2018 - 11:58am

Dairy Herd Management

Drought Impacting Cattle Producers Around the Globe
Dairy Herd Management
Farmers in Finland have a short supply of feed and forage because of a dry summer forcing some dairy farmers to consider selling cows. “We will have to start eliminating them, one by one. This morning I found myself looking at the lists with that in mind.

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A feed strategy to help compensate for poor pastures - Grainews

news Cattle Forage google - August 15, 2018 - 4:13pm

Grainews

A feed strategy to help compensate for poor pastures
Grainews
It could be a means to reduce the amount of essential nutrients required by the average beef cow and her calf to the point where they can be matched with available forage and other feeds. Consider my five-star feed strategy for beef cattle now and ...

Missouri farmers: Improve low-quality forages with ammonia treatment - Hannibal.net

news Cattle Forage google - August 15, 2018 - 3:47pm

Hannibal.net

Missouri farmers: Improve low-quality forages with ammonia treatment
Hannibal.net
Higher-quality grass hay can become toxic with nitrates after ammonia treatment and cause “crazy cow” syndrome when fed. A maximum rate of 50 pounds of anhydrous ammonia per ton of straw should be observed to avoid nitrate issues. Producers should ...

Fourth Quarter Cattle Feeding Shows Promise - Drovers Magazine

news Cattle Forage google - August 15, 2018 - 11:27am

Drovers Magazine

Fourth Quarter Cattle Feeding Shows Promise
Drovers Magazine
To say the mid-year cattle inventory (of which I have very little confidence) indicated sharply slower expansion would be optimistic. Forage conditions don't provide much fodder for optimism going forward. And in many parts of the West, the other issue ...

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Fourth Quarter Cattle Feeding Shows Promise - Drovers Magazine

news Dairy Forage google - August 15, 2018 - 11:27am

Drovers Magazine

Fourth Quarter Cattle Feeding Shows Promise
Drovers Magazine
Dairy cow slaughter year-to-date is up 4% from 2017 through early July. My analysis suggests producers will cull out and send to ... Forage conditions don't provide much fodder for optimism going forward. And in many parts of the West, the other issue ...

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IFA: FMP Welcomes Retailer Moves to Support Irish Liquid Milk Hit by Drought - www.thecattlesite.com

news Dairy Forage google - August 15, 2018 - 7:49am

IFA: FMP Welcomes Retailer Moves to Support Irish Liquid Milk Hit by Drought
www.thecattlesite.com
"While growth conditions have improved in many parts of the country in recent days, there is a massive deficit in winter forage supplies which will continue to place a huge financial strain on all 1,800 liquid milk farmers in Ireland." John Finn ...

Did Philly police fail to feed horses properly? This trainer says yes. | Ronnie Polaneczky - Philly.com

news Horse Hay google - August 15, 2018 - 5:01am

Philly.com

Did Philly police fail to feed horses properly? This trainer says yes. | Ronnie Polaneczky
Philly.com
Over the next few weeks, she learned that some workers in the mounted unit were concerned about feeding operations there. The grain was sub-par, they said, and horses weren't getting enough hay or time in the pasture. Last week, Brown drove to the ...

Horse rescue in desperate need of hay - KAKE

news Horse Hay google - August 14, 2018 - 11:58pm

KAKE

Horse rescue in desperate need of hay
KAKE
"These horses are therapy. They'll never judge you. They'll never talk about you behind your back,” Gresham said. But lately times have been tough. The price of hay to feed the horses has skyrocketed. "It's not just affecting us. It's affecting the ...

Two drought survival meetings scheduled - West Plains Daily Quill

news Cattle Forage google - August 14, 2018 - 7:44pm

Two drought survival meetings scheduled
West Plains Daily Quill
The drought this summer has caused many headaches for livestock producers who are preparing to feed cattle this winter with little forage and hay on hand. The Howell and Douglas County Extension Councils are offering meetings Aug. 27 at two locations ...

Tough times, the drought - West Plains Daily Quill

news Cattle Forage google - August 14, 2018 - 7:44pm

Tough times, the drought
West Plains Daily Quill
By maintaining a three-inch post grazing stubble height for cool-season grasses and six for warm-season grasses, forage roots penetrate more deeply into the soil, the soil and its organisms are protected from temperature and other weather extremes, and ...

Two drought survival meetings scheduled - West Plains Daily Quill

news Dairy Forage google - August 14, 2018 - 5:29pm

Two drought survival meetings scheduled
West Plains Daily Quill
The drought this summer has caused many headaches for livestock producers who are preparing to feed cattle this winter with little forage and hay on hand. The Howell and ... “The drought has taken a major toll on beef and dairy farms in the area. Short ...

FW Awards 2018: Dairy Farmer of the Year finalists - FarmersWeekly

news Dairy Forage google - August 14, 2018 - 1:03pm

FarmersWeekly

FW Awards 2018: Dairy Farmer of the Year finalists
FarmersWeekly
Investment in facilities over the last four years has allowed cow numbers to be lifted to 350, with the herd yielding 7,400 litres a cow, 2,800 litres of which are from forage. All milk from the autumn and spring-block calving herd is sold to Coombe ...
Grass Based Dairy Products Market Potential and Niche Segments, Geographical regions and Trends 2017 – 2025364Analyze.com (press release)
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Union County is home to Iowa Conservation Farmer of the Year - High Plains Journal

news Cattle Forage google - August 14, 2018 - 12:45pm

Union County is home to Iowa Conservation Farmer of the Year
High Plains Journal
“Conservation just fits really well with cattle,” Ide says. “We plant cover crops after we chop silage and after soybeans. That gives us a chance for some extra forage in the late fall and the early spring. Having that extra forage can really be a big ...

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Drought survival meetings Aug. 17 in Springfield, Mt. Vernon - Cedar County Republican

news Dairy Forage google - August 14, 2018 - 10:42am

Drought survival meetings Aug. 17 in Springfield, Mt. Vernon
Cedar County Republican
“The drought has taken a major toll on beef and dairy farms in the area. Short hay supplies will continue to plague these farms as we go into winter,” Tim Schnakenberg, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension, said. “Producers need to ...

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