Using Your Holidays to Make Money: Converting to a Controlled Breeding Season

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Converting to a controlled breeding season can be overwhelming. It’s a process that can take years and involves keeping up with dates and records and culling what you may think are your better cows. However, the long term benefits are well worth the work. For any task this large, it’s best to develop a plan […]

“Unless you Test, It’s Just a Guess!” Focus on Forage Testing

Forage quality is one of the most influential factors in livestock production.  Providing good quality, well managed forage can decrease reliance on stored feeds, decrease the need for added supplementation, and increase animal performance.  Whether for hay or grazing, the only way to determine the quality of your forage is by implementing a forage test! Forage […]