Thursday, February 16, 2017COLUMBIA, Mo. – Making quality beef for more farm profits becomes predictable by using genetic testing.
Friday, February 10, 2017COLUMBIA, Mo. – Adding poultry litter or nitrogen to toxic fescue pastures grows more grass, but also boosts toxins in the grass.
Friday, February 10, 2017COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri Department of Agriculture state veterinarian Linda Hickam will be among the speakers at University of Missouri Extension’s “Preventing and Responding to Disease Outbreak” workshops in March.
Monday, January 30, 2017KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – Livestock producers and horse owners can learn how to make “Hay That Pays” at the 2017 University of Missouri Extension regional hay school, March 18 in Kirksville.
Friday, January 27, 2017COLUMBIA, Mo. – Reports of “fescue foot” causing loss of cows are coming in, says Craig Roberts, University of Missouri Extension forage specialist.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension will hold five workshops throughout the state on preventing and responding to disease outbreaks.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017COLUMBIA, Mo. – The strongest cool-season grass pastures come from varieties of tall fescue infected with a fungus. This infection can be good–or bad.
Thursday, January 12, 2017COLUMBIA, Mo. – “Why do you hang on to your calves?” the beef economist asked cow-herd owners in the room.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017COLUMBIA, Mo. – When beef herd profit margins shrink, the losses from grazing toxic tall fescue gain attention.
Monday, July 18, 2016COLUMBIA, Mo. – The summer slump in cool-season grass growth got a knockout punch from heavy rains in July across much of Missouri.
Friday, August 3, 2012COLUMBIA – Soybeans that won’t make a seed crop offer potential high-quality forage for beef and dairy producers. The decision to cut beans for hay won’t be easy, say University of Missouri Extension specialists.
Thursday, August 2, 2012COLUMBIA, Mo – Some heat-stressed cows are delivering premature calves, ahead of normal fall-calving season.
Thursday, June 28, 2012COLUMBIA, Mo. – Drought-stricken forages that accumulate nitrates can kill grazing livestock, quickly, warns a University of Missouri plant scientist.
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