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Use Caution When Grazing Corn Residue   ( 2015-10-26 )
Corn residue can be a good option for extending the grazing season, but too much grain can cause digestive upsets and other health issues.
Watch for Cyanobacterial Poisoning in Livestock   ( 2015-08-04 )
Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, is toxic to livestock.
Prepare for Heat Stress in Cattle   ( 2015-07-14 )
Heat stress impacts cattle the most when they are exposed to hot and humid weather for a period of time.
Monitor Bulls During Breeding Season   ( 2015-07-09 )
Watch for breeding activity, injuries and overall condition.
BeefTalk: Summer Safety for the Farm and Ranch   ( 2015-06-18 )
Visitors may not be aware of the dangers on the farm or ranch.
Spotlight on Economics: Area Agriculture Experiences Regional and Farm Type Role Reversal   ( 2015-06-08 )
Farms outside of the Red River Valley and livestock operations outperformed Red River Valley farms and crop farms in 2014.
BeefTalk: Cow Size and Success in the Beef Business   ( 2015-05-28 )
Coffee discussions tend to assume an answer quickly, but the reality is much more difficult and complicated.
BeefTalk: Genetic Diversity is a Good Thing   ( 2015-05-21 )
Crossbreeding various breeds of cattle produced calves that are genetically varied. This expanded gene pool has positive benefits on calf survival, growth and subsequent reproduction as mature cattle.
Wet, Cold Weather Creates Calf Health Risks   ( 2015-05-20 )
Producers should monitor their calf crop closely in the next week to 10 days.
Stem Counts Help Assess Alfalfa Stand Potential   ( 2015-05-19 )
Newer stands usually are more winter hardy.
Thin Cows? A Pre-breeding Nutritional Push Helps   ( 2015-05-14 )
Winter effects will vary, but for those cows that used up some conditioning during the cold winter, spring feed is critical to meet lactation needs, as well pending reproductive needs.
Dairy Focus: Biosecurity is Everyone’s Business   ( 2015-05-12 )
Biosecurity is vital for protecting all agricultural operations.
BeefTalk: Have a Plan to Manage Cowherd Subgroups   ( 2015-05-07 )
The point and challenge is that beef producers need to have a plan. In other words, it is the process of slowly changing stocking rates to reflect the changing plant communities in response to changing moisture supplies.
Consider Early Grazing Alternatives   ( 2015-05-07 )
Grazing native range grasses too early can reduce forage production.
Dairy Focus: Technology Will Drive Dairy Industry Progress   ( 2015-05-07 )
Precision dairy technology doesn’t replace good management; it enhances it.
BeefTalk: Prepare for the Unexpected, Live the Expected   ( 2015-04-30 )
As producers, there is no way to control the amount of rain we get, so we are forced to develop management plans that will be accommodating to various levels of moisture.
Early Season Grazing Targets Kentucky Bluegrass   ( 2015-04-28 )
NDSU research shows early intensive grazing has reduced bluegrass growth.
Get Pasture Water Tested This Year   ( 2015-04-28 )
Limited snowmelt and rainfall could affect the quality of water in pastures.
Livestock Producers Need Stocking Rate Reduction Plan   ( 2015-04-27 )
Producers should be proactive in case drought is a problem this year.
Maximize Pregnancy Rates When Using Artificial Insemination   ( 2015-04-24 )
Managing factors that producers can influence is imperative when maximizing pregnancy rates.

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