What Is Happening A large number of beef cattle producers in the Southeastern U.S. are reporting that their cows are experiencing diarrhea, dying soon after calving or dying unexpectedly. Some producers have also reported an increase in the number of cows aborting or giving birth to weak or stillborn calves. Please click the link below […]
Due to inclement weather, the Northeast Georgia Beef Cattle Short Course will be postponed to Thursday, February 27th. The times and agenda will be the same. Please CLICK HERE for more information.
2013 was certainly a rough year for hay production in the Southeast; first it was too dry to produce enough hay to cut, then too wet to make a quality cutting of hay. As a result, most ranchers harvested over mature, low quality hay, at the end of the growing season. Poor quality hay causes […]
By this time of the year ranchers in the southeast have already made a decision on winter feeding and they are dealing with it, whether that decision was good or bad. Considering the typical choices in this region, the common options are: 1) Hay feeding on dormant warm season pastures (this could be done with […]
If there was ever a year that demonstrated the need for proper potassium fertility in bermudagrass, 2013 was that year. We had plentiful summer rainfall (maybe too much), high humidity, and leaf spot around every corner. If you haven’t already started, 2014 will be the year to get our fertility situation in order. There are […]