Leadership Team
The current growth benchmark for actual weaning weight is 554 pounds at 192 days of age, with an average daily gain of 2.5 pounds.
Decorative wreaths are a popular favorite during the holiday season.
With the help of a new imaging machine developed at the University of Illinois breeders can learn the number of kernels per ear, plus a lot more information than can be manually observed.
Many people recall nostalgic memories of selecting a Christmas tree with their families.
Nitrogen fertilizer prices are averaging lower now than in any time since September 2008.
Discussions of remodeling versus building new facilities are never simple and come with many challenging questions.
Many factors influence test weight.
Corn prices will struggle to find support due to the ample supply available during the 2017-18 marketing year.
For some time now, livestock producers and veterinarians have been gaining an understanding of the new VFD rules.
Overcome the challenges associated with a late soybean harvest.
To truly measure progress, producers need to collect, analyze and report data, and set goals.
Livestock and poultry farmers have to notify public agencies if their facilities are likely emitting over 100 lb. per day of either ammonia or hydrogen sulfide.
Most garden crops have been harvested, but a few root crops remain.
Variations occur in every cowherd, and cattle should meet the producer’s goals.
Cattle feeding profitability has been on a roller coaster ride the last couple of years.
It's important to understand the feed we have, how to best use that feed, and how variation can affect those plans.
When exploring options of growth, it is important to address key questions pertaining to the farm's strategy.
No disrespect to cows, but they produce a lot of gas.
The solution is finding moderately sized cows that produce steers to meet current market desires and specifications.
Consider splitting your soil sample and testing for soybean cyst nematodes on your bean stubble fields.
Winter-feeding beef cattle on hay and pasture fields can minimize labor of hauling manure while still distributing fertilizing nutrients.
A price rally for corn in the short run may come from the supply side.
Avoid potential problems next spring by giving your sprayer some TLC this fall.
As agricultural livestock producers, we should know the dangers of manure pit gases.
By removing open or even late cows from the herd, valuable feed resources are saved for next year if drought conditions continue.
While getting the crop in is your first priority, don't make safety your second.
Where cover crops have been planted , is a fall herbicide treatment still needed to help manage marestail?

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