For many cattle producers in the state the first killing frost means grazing has ended and hay feeding starts. It is common to hear discussion on how much it costs to feed hay and since hay is such an expensive forage, cattle producers look for ways to extend the grazing season and feed less stored […]
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Performance record keeping for beef cattle production is essential for informed selection, culling and management decisions, which all have an economic impact on your operation. Weaning weight of a calf is an indication of the preweaning growth of the calf and the milking ability of the dam. In order to objectively compare the performance of […]
Should I plant Summer Annual Forage Grasses? It’s never too early to be focused on the next potential forage stressor – Summer. In the Southeast we are no stranger to the long, hot, dog-days of summer and the impacts we see on forage availability throughout the grazing season. We are fortunate that much of our […]