Best to introduce heifers in the evening?
A British study recently published in the Journal of Dairy Science looked at the behavior difference and performance outcomes of herds in which heifers were introduced after morning milking compared to after evening milking. FULL STORY »
Online drought resource center available
With daytime temperatures hovering around 100 degrees and drought conditions spreading across many states, Kansas State Extension has pulled together resources to help you manage through it. FULL STORY »
Be aware of the dangers of silo gases
If you detect silo gases, leave the area immediately. Physical reactions to silo gases may not be noticeable immediately after exposure, but damage to your lungs may have already occurred. FULL STORY »
New website offers farm safety resources
A new farm-related educational resource has been added to a national website that offers everyone from beginning farmers to veteran growers answers to hundreds of farm-related safety and health questions, in an easy-to-navigate format. FULL STORY »