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Do Your Homework before Negotiating Pasture Leases, Worker Wages, or Custom Farm Work

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Some of the most challenging conversations, in almost any relationship, are the ones about money.  This is certainly true as land owners and ranchers renew pasture leases, managers and workers negotiate wages, or agreements are made for custom farm work. It can be pretty challenging to determine what is a fair price for both parties.  […]

I’m putting out High-Mag mineral, but cows are still going down?

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  What is grass tetany and why is magnesium important? Grass tetany, also known as grass staggers, magnesium (Mg) tetany, hypomagnesemia, and wheat pasture poisoning, is a nutritional disorder caused by either 1) an inadequate amount of dietary Mg, or, 2) other mineral related factor that is preventing (antagonizing) dietary Mg from being properly absorbed […]

Southeast Cattle Advisor at the 2015 Sunbelt Ag Expo

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The 2015 Sunbelt Ag Expo will be held in Moultrie, GA on Tuesday, October 20 through Thursday, October 22, 2015. Members of the Southeast Cattle Advisor group will be speaking on timely management topics at the Beef Barn throughout the event. Seminars are free to attend. Visit with speakers, Extension agents, and ag researchers to […]