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Forages for Horses

Good management of horse pastures can easily provide almost all dietary requirements for the average pleasure horse. Good management …

deer and turkey in food plot

Fall Food Plots for Wildlife

With the coming of fall, many will head outdoors to enjoy hunting, others just love being in touch with …

tractor spraying pasture

Herbicides for Pastures

With warmer weather, weed pressure on our pastures and hayfields is starting to increase. Due to last year’s record …

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Got Mud?

Join us for a free seminar on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at 7 p.m. to talk about mud problems/solutions, …

herd of black cattle grazing

Beef Cattle Lice

External parasites of beef cattle are many. One often neglected, is lice. Both chewing and bloodsucking lice are more …

foot rot on cow

Foot Rot in Beef Cattle

In recent weeks, several producers have called with questions about treating foot rot in beef cattle. Those calls, in …

black cow with ear tag in barn

Controlling Flies on Cattle

With warmer weather, fly populations increase. Horn flies and face flies are the primary pests of cattle here in …

Three cows grazing in pasture

Grass Tetany in Cattle

Grass tetany is a season-specific metabolic disturbance of cattle that occurs when cattle are grazing lush vegetation. It occurs …

two men working cattle at a chute with two young boys watching

Cattle Working Facilities

To properly manage a cattle operation, adequate handling facilities are a must. Having a fast, efficient means of safely …

white horse in a pasture in front of trees in autumn

Red Maple Poisoning in Horses

Fall is a wonderful time to enjoy being outdoors, but with fall comes the seasonal hazard of toxic poisoning …

black cow in pasture

Livestock Body Condition Scoring

With the summer coming to an end and fall and winter fast approaching, livestock producers usually take on winter …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Switchgrass: Establishment, Management, Yield, Nutritive Value, and Utilization

This publication summarizes results from 26 studies addressing the establishment, cell wall content, cultivar improvement, …

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Certification Training for Operators of Animal Waste Systems - Type B

This training program is designed to provide operators of animal waste management systems with the …

2 weeks ago

Certification Training for Operators of Animal Waste Systems - Type A

This training program is designed to provide operators of animal waste management systems with the …

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Dairy Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet explains how to use dairy manure as a fertilizer source. Included are descriptions …

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Lambing and Kidding Cheat Sheet for Beginning Small Ruminant Producers

This guide is a simple reference for beginner sheep and goat producers experiencing the lambing …

9/23/21

Ergot Alkaloids

Part of the Guide to Mycotoxins Commonly Found in Animal Feeds, this factsheet provides information …

9/1/21

Patulin

Part of the Guide to Mycotoxins Commonly Found in Animal Feeds, this factsheet provides information …

9/1/21

PR Toxin

Part of the Guide to Mycotoxins Commonly Found in Animal Feeds, this factsheet provides information …

9/1/21