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Distillers grains offers supplementation options for beef cattle producers

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Across much of the Southeast, many producers have experiencing ample rain and plenty of forage, therefore, winter supplementation is far from their thoughts.  However, now is a great time to start planning ahead.  Typically, three large factors taken into consideration when selecting a supplement are convenience, cost, and nutrients supplied.  Often times, we combine the […]

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 […]