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06/17/2014
Find Your Extension Specialist
, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Wisconsin, Ontario at Midwest Cover Crops Council   Back to Top     Lower Midwest Illinois Find your local Extension office IL Soybean Specialist: * Currently Vacant * Department of Crop Sciences 1102 S. Goodwin Ave. University of Illinois Urbana, IL 61801 Ph. 217-244-7497 FAX: 217 333 9817 Web: Variety Testing IL Corn and Small Grains Specialist: Dr. Emerson Nafziger Department of Crop Sciences 1102 S. Goodwin Ave. University
06/12/2013
Find Your Extension Specialist
294 9985 Email: relmore@iastate.edu Web: Iowa State Univ. Corn Production Kansas Find your local Extension office KS Soybean and Corn Specialist: Dr. Kraig Roozeboom Department of Agronomy Throckmorton Hall Kansas State University Manhattan, KS 66506 Phone: (785) 532-5776 FAX: (785) 532-6315 Email: kraig@ksu.edu Web: Soybean Information Web: Variety Testing KS Small Grains Specialist: Dr. James P. Schroyer Department of Agronomy Throckmorton Hall Kansas State University Manhattan, KS...
01/20/2013
CalvesInTheTub
area’s average. The old timers around here are saying it is more like the way winters used to be.   Personally, I do not remember it being this cold for this long since 1993. We had moved from South Florida to Missouri and I had told my husband that he needn't worry because the winters would be mild (I had grown up in Tennessee and he was from So. Florida). Up until 1993 winters were mild.     We were in the process of building a herd and had used AI
12/08/2012
Stretch Your Hay Dollars
before delivery costs are added. "The opportunity to minimize waste is valuable," says Justin Sexten, Univer-sity of Missouri (MU) Extension beef specialist. With feed cost at 40% to 60% of the annual budget of a typical cow–calf operation, it can be a profit breaker. Bring on the design engineers. Sexten says that design additions such as cone-shaped central bale supports, solid skirting and diagonally welded bars that separate cows at the feeder are modifications
11/28/2011
The Week Ahead: Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2011
with President Barack Obama holding talks with Herman Van Rompuy, president of the European Council, José Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission, and Catherine Ashton, EU foreign policy chief. Topics will include global economic issues, bilateral relations and foreign policy concerns. US budget and economy: Univ. of Maryland. Speaker: Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.). Economic outlook: The OECD releases its economic outlook. Elections, Egypt: Egypt is scheduled to hold its...
02/19/2011
Why is there a calf in the Bathtub?
to Missouri and I had told my husband that he needn't worry because the winters would be mild (I had grown up in Tennessee and he was from So. Florida). Up until 1993 winters were mild.     We were in the process of building a herd and had used AI (artificial insemination for city folks) to breed about 300 first calf heifers (no one in their right mind would do this). We did not want to purchase older cattle to build our herd and prefered to start with healthy, young
09/05/2008
The Top Line
, says Bruce Erickson, cropping systems manager at Purdue Univer-sity. As farmers expand acreage, oftentimes at the expense of other farmers, hard feelings start to grow in farm communities. In "Hang Onto Land", Erickson says that farmers on the losing end of a bid often blame megafarmers for paying high rents. That may be true, but it's a mistake to believe money is the only factor. Lack of communication and understanding is what's usually to blame, says Dirk Talley, a farmer...
09/05/2008
USDA Working on Farm Bill Implementation Rules, Sign Up
Key decisions ahead via a special arrangement with Informa Economics, Inc. Key decisions ahead NOTE: This column is copyrighted material, therefore reproduction or retransmission is prohibited under U.S. copyright laws. I attended and participated earlier this week during a seminar at the Univ. of Missouri -- “Breimyer Seminar: Unpacking the 2008 Farm Bill.” Timeline. While several presenters said it would take a while – into next year – before USDA
 
 
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