Cattle producers in Texas can now use hand-held sprayers to control Cattle Fever Ticks, in addition to spray boxes according to a temporary rule change by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller.
While cash cattle prices slipped only modestly, cattle feeders saw margins erode by $86 per head, falling from an average profit of $38 two weeks ago to an average loss of $49 per head last week.
Flood waters can contain sewage, bacteria and other toxins that can contaminate both standing crops and stored feeds.
The 2018 Dairy Woman of the Year is Jeannette Sheehan, Sheeknoll Farms in Rochester, Minnesota.
Recognizing female farmers for Women’s Equality Day, Land O’ Lakes has raised $100,000 for Feeding America with their popular video “She-I-O”, a spin on “Old MacDonald Had a Farm.”
Flood waters sent a herd of cattle floating down a creek from their pasture in Oklahoma after more than 13 inches of rain fell in the area.
How to free up your balance sheet and get rid of excess heifers.