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By Reuben Schafir Herald Staff Writer Marikay Shellman shows members of the Southwest Conservation Corps working on her 40-acre farm near Bayfield which brush to clear on June 5. (Reuben Schafir/Durango Herald) For 47 years, Marikay Shellman has been hopping irrigation...
WARRENSBURG, Mo. – Livestock producers can learn to use native grasses and other forages to improve profits at a June 6 conference in Warrensburg. The conference, at the University of Central Missouri’s Prussing Farm, features keynote speaker Shane Gadberry of...
As we move into late summer, planning ahead for the coming fall and winter months is always time well spent, especially when considering the nutritional needs of the beef herd. Winter feeding can be costly and labour-intensive work. Extending the...
JULY 25, 2022 Beef producers may plant annual crops for the purpose of livestock feed but for many crop farmers, diverting their annual crops away from the bin and into beef requires some calculations and considerations. Given current grain prices,...
by Dale Blasi, Stocker, Forages, Nutrition and Management specialist and  Jaymelynn Farney, Beef Systems Specialist, Parsons Harvesting forages for future use during the winter feeding period or during periods of drought represents a significant cost outlay for cattle operations. Previous research conducted...
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2021 – Agricultural producers with crop insurance can hay, graze or chop cover crops for silage, haylage or baleage at any time and still receive 100% of the prevented planting payment. Previously, cover crops could only...
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