Measuring and Managing Calving Distribution

Measuring and Managing Calving Distribution

As cattle producers, you know the older a calf gets the heavier they are at weaning, which translates into a larger paycheck. You are paid by the pound, and calves grow on average 1.5 to 2 pounds per day while nursing the cow. Thus, as we increase the percentage of...
Holmes County Fall Cattlemen’s Forum – October 26

Holmes County Fall Cattlemen’s Forum – October 26

Make plans to join the Holmes County Cattlemen’s Association on October 26, 2019 for the Fall Cattle Forum. The meeting will be held at the Northside Assembly of God Fellowship Hall in Bonifay, Florida (1009 Range Line St, Bonifay, FL 32425) . A free steak...
Calibrating Your Boomless Pesticide Sprayer

Calibrating Your Boomless Pesticide Sprayer

Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent, and Kalyn Waters, Holmes County Agricultural Agent Trees, fences, and uneven ground can make applying pesticides to pastures with a boom-type sprayer challenging. One way to avoid these hazards is to utilize a boomless sprayer....
Cattle Dewormer Product Options

Cattle Dewormer Product Options

Parasites are stressful for cattle. Parasite management can be stressful for producers. When you start shopping and comparing the assortment of dewormer products labeled for use in cattle, the options can be overwhelming. Knowing how critical parasite control is for...
Documentation for USDA-FSA Disaster Relief Programs

Documentation for USDA-FSA Disaster Relief Programs

  Following the USDA-FSA (United States Department of Agriculture-Farm Service Agency) meetings that were held across the Panhandle in response to Hurricane Michael, one word was a common factor program qualification: DOCUMENTATION! In fact, most times it was said...