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

 UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones.

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 […]