2023 Cattle and Crop BMP Farm Tour – March 9

2023 Cattle and Crop BMP Farm Tour – March 9

  Join us for a Cattle and Crop BMP Farm Tour on March 9th, 2023 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM CST. Producers will share experiences implementing Best Management Practices (BMPs) to enhance production and profit, while also achieving conservation objectives. Tour...
Friday Feature:  Virtual Cattle Fencing Research at OSU

Friday Feature: Virtual Cattle Fencing Research at OSU

Yes, the title sounds sort of hard to believe, but it is a new technology being researched for feasibility.  Not that unlike virtual dog fences that use collars and buried wires, this system uses satellites and base stations for wireless communication to collars on...
Grazing Management – Making the Most of the Available Forage

Grazing Management – Making the Most of the Available Forage

As I travel around Jackson County lately I have noticed that pasture grass is in short supply on most livestock operations.  The combination of flash drought (95-102° temperatures without rainfall) and little fertilization of pastures has taken its toll.  To me the...