It has finally warmed up and our cool-season grasses are coming out of a long winter’s nap. Now is the time to start thinking about whether producing haylage is an option on your operation. Recently, there has been a renewed interest in producing haylage from annual ryegrass. The following are some common questions on haylage: […]
Cattlemen are faced with fly control decisions every year. Horn flies are the most important in terms of economic loss to cattle producers, accounting for about $1 billion annually in the United States. Control of horn flies became very convenient with the introduction of insecticide ear tags. The early ear tags contained pyrethroid insecticides and […]
The 2014 Farm Bill contains numerous provisions related to livestock and dairy. Recently, UGA Extension Specialists in the Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics conducted a training session for Georgia Farm Bureau and members of its field staff. The following link will take you to a recorded video of the Livestock session presented by Dr. […]
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.