New Cool-Season Forage Cultivars Released by UF/IFAS

New Cool-Season Forage Cultivars Released by UF/IFAS

Rye Dairymen in the southern Coastal Plain utilize cereal rye as a dairy silage crop. Beef cattlemen also depend on cereal rye for cold tolerant winter forage, and often use it in blends with other winter forages, particularly with ryegrass. The digestibility when...
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...
Tight Margins Call for Proactive Cattle Feeding Management

Tight Margins Call for Proactive Cattle Feeding Management

First things first, I’m not writing this to scold anybody… I’m just concerned. I wrote an article for the Small Producer’s Corner section of the September issue of The Florida Cattleman and Livestock Journal (it’s a great publication,join FCA today, a subscription is...