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...
Beef and Forage BMP Farm Tour – April 22

Beef and Forage BMP Farm Tour – April 22

  Join us for a Beef and Forage BMP Farm Tour on April 22nd from 9:00 am to 12 pm CDT. We will meet at the Granberry Farm from 9:00 AM Central to 10:15 AM, and then travel in your own vehicle to Bishop Farms where we will be from 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM, ending with...