Simple solution for keeping grain pails dry
You hate to throw out calf starter just because a rain cloud threatens to pour down on your calf hutches. Here's a simple way to keep you from having to do that. FULL STORY »
Focus on heifer size to determine age at breeding
Dairy producers continue to focus on calving heifers at an earlier age, but to achieve that goal producers must manage heifers to reach breeding size sooner. FULL STORY »
Is it time to do away with the herd bull?
If you have a herd bull, a clean-up bull, a bull for the heifers, please consider the alternatives available today, urges a Penn State extension educator. FULL STORY »
Will your crop insurance claim be large enough for an audit?
If you are a Corn Belt farmer, and have corn or soybeans covered by crop insurance, there is a strong possibility that you may have a claim to file for either loss of production or revenue. FULL STORY »
Monitor water availability in a drought
Drought conditions may cause some disruptions in water availability. Here is some advice to ensure heifers, dry cows and lactating cows are getting the water they need. FULL STORY »
Tips for pricing corn silage
A lot more corn may be headed for silage this year than normal. Experts at the University of Nebraska and University of Wisconsin offer advice on how to price it fairly. FULL STORY »
Qualities to look for in middle managers
Promoting workers to mid-level management positions can be a challenging and risky proposition. Learn how veterinary and dairy management consultant Tom Fuhrmann advises navigating the process. FULL STORY »