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Livestock May Need Extra Feed in Colder Weather to Keep Warm
While the weather outside isn’t frightful – yet – livestock producers still need to be thinking now about how they’ll keep their animals warm when the temperatures drop, wind chills rise and it starts to snow, snow, snow....
Facilities: Is It Time to Make a Change
Building or improving existing cattle handling facilities is a substantial investment for any cattle operation, according to Justin W. Waggoner, beef systems specialist at Kansas State University....
How to Sustainably Feed Nine Billion People
Becoming self-sufficient in food production – what better way is there for countries to sustainably feed their growing populations? But, scratch the surface of this potential solution, and it doesn’t really stack up....
China's Food Self-sufficiency Policy
It is unlikely China will be able to maintain self-sufficiency on all major agrifood commodities, according to Matthew Hyde and Faraz Syed in the latest Agricultural Commodities quarterly report from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource...
Beef Markets: Where Are They Headed in 2015?
Beef prices will be supported by tight supplies in 2015, says a levy board analyst....
Beware of Softened Water and Milk Replacer
Water quality checks should be conducted annually - at a minimum. ...
Higher Cattle Market Volatility: What Does This Mean?
Producers know too well that cattle prices have been soaring at record levels, but how does this look as we say farewell to 2014?...
Peanut Brittle Coating Deployed For Cattle Nutrition
Cattle can now be sure to get their vitamins by coating feed in a protective peanut brittle style layer. ...
Water: A Wise Investment
Money made now is best invested in water on your operation. Do not forget the drought you've just battled through. ...
What Are the Dangers of a Warm and Wet October?
October was wetter and warmer than average, contrasting with a dry September, and raising the risk of parasites to cattle. ...
Angus Bulls on Dairy Farms: As Easy as Black and Black and White
Docile, fertile and easy calving, Aberdeen-Angus cattle have complimented an Irish dairy herd for nearly twenty years. ...
Uganda Latest: Porridge, Hand Wounds and Harvest Prospects
Apollo Saku is a farmer, agricultural academic and project leader for Planting for Hope Uganda, a sustainable wealth creation programme aimed at empowering rural communities through farming and cooperative schemes....
Taking Care of Your Farm Over Winter
December brings with it opportunities to manage soil fertility and control weeds, Arkansas producers have been told....
We Need to Beat Facial Eczema Flare-Up
A survey of over 100 New Zealand farms revealed a need to address a fungal condition – facial eczema....
Listen Up Youngsters: Target Consumer Demands
US - Listen to consumers and they will tell you what to produce, and at the moment it is quality....
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