Many times, you don’t know what you have until it’s gone. If you don’t sample and test hay, this may happen to you as forages get fed this winter. Knowing what’s in your inventory on the front end can help you formulate a sound winter-feeding program. University of Kentucky … Read More

Fertilizer prices are currently near their lowest levels in a decade. Ag Economist David Widmar tells Brownfield, most products are cheaper now than the already low prices last spring. Read more at Brownfield…

Source: AgriLife Today | Oct. 20, 2020

Texas remained sixth in the nation for honey production in 2019, and is home to thousands of overwintering hives that contribute to the nation’s agricultural economy each growing season, according to Texas A&M AgriLife … Read More

Cow-Calf Corner is a weekly newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency. 

Oct. 19, 2020

Oklahoma forage conditions update

By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist… Read More

Source: USDA NASS | Oct. 13, 2020

Most of Texas received little to no rainfall during the past week. However, isolated areas of East Texas and the Upper Coast received from trace amounts up to eight inches of rain, produced by Hurricane Delta. There … Read More

Cow-Calf Corner is a weekly newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency. 

Oct. 12, 2020

Cattle slaughter dynamics

By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist 

Cattle slaughter for … Read More

The onset of winter brings an end to the forage growing season and grasses go dormant, becoming dry and brown, which typically prompts the start of feeding stored forages or supplements. Regardless of whether forage quantity or quality is the first limiting factor, you should implement a supplementation strategy … Read More

Blackhawk Arrowleaf Clover is a new cultivar that was released by Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Overton, in 2013. Blackhawk has multiple disease tolerance compared to Apache and Yuchi cultivars. Blackhawk is slightly earlier in maturity than Apache arrowleaf and is in full bloom around May 10 at Overton. … Read More

Cow-Calf Corner is a weekly email newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency. 

Oct. 5, 2020

Lack of moisture threatens winter grazing

By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist… Read More

Source: USDA Risk Management Agency | Sept. 21, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) is seeking public comments on recommended improvements to the Pasture, Rangeland, Forage (PRF) Rainfall Index Crop Insurance Program by Nov. 5, 2020. RMA contracted for an … Read More