Stewardship

Accessibility


Facebook Like Box
| Share

Stewardship News

Now is Time for Producers to Evaluate Forage Supplies

By ecrawford from Stokka or Meehan. Published on Jun 26, 2019.

Drought and cool temperatures are creating a forage shortage in some parts of North Dakota.

Cool Weather May Decrease Forage Production, Quality

By ecrawford from Stokka or Meehan. Published on Jun 13, 2019.

NDSU livestock and forage experts offer advice if producers see a decrease in forage production and quality.

Delaying Calving Season Could Decrease Calf Deaths

By karmbruster from Stokka or Meehan. Published on May 31, 2019.

Calving in warmer weather or a clean barn could be the key to fewer deaths.

Balance Your Forage Resources

By ecrawford from Stokka or Meehan. Published on May 31, 2019.

Make sure you aren’t overdrawing from your forge account.

NDSU Extension Specialists Say Proper Timing of Livestock Pest Management is Vital

By bkoch from Stokka or Meehan. Published on May 28, 2019.

Use integrated pest management concepts to control livestock pests. The key is using the right type of control at the right time for the right duration to control pests effectively.

Grazing Too Early Can Decrease Forage Production, Warns NDSU Specialist

By bkoch from Stokka or Meehan. Published on May 10, 2019.

Turning livestock out on grass too early can have long-term impacts on grasslands.

Avoid Introducing Weed Seeds through Livestock Feed

By bkoch from Stokka or Meehan. Published on Apr 30, 2019.

Buy feeds and forages without weed seeds to avoid spreading the weeds.

Make Sure Rations are Adequate for Lactating Cows

By dhaasser from Stokka or Meehan. Published on Apr 18, 2019.

The first 60 to 90 days post-calving are the most nutritionally demanding period in the production cycle, and the expectations for a cow at this time are many.

Scours a Problem in N.D. Calves

By karmbruster from Stokka or Meehan. Published on Apr 16, 2019.

NDSU’s Extension veterinarian offers advice to help cattle producers reduce the risk of scours and other problems.

Consider Alternatives to Early Grazing

By ecrawford from Stokka or Meehan. Published on Apr 04, 2019.

Grazing too early in the spring can result in decreased forage production the entire grazing season.

Coccidiosis Affecting Young Calves

By ecrawford from Stokka or Meehan. Published on Apr 03, 2019.

Coccidiosis may produce symptoms in calves 3 weeks to 1 year old, but it can infect all age groups.

Flooding Could Force Producers to Move Cattle

By ecrawford from Stokka or Meehan. Published on Mar 25, 2019.

Cattle producers should be prepared for wet, muddy conditions and possible flooding this spring.

Winter Calving Requires Diligence

By ecrawford from Stokka or Meehan. Published on Mar 08, 2019.

Heavy snowfall and dangerous wind chills have created difficult-to-manage calving conditions this winter.

Persistent Lice in Cattle a Problem With Few Solutions

By ecrawford from Stokka or Meehan. Published on Mar 07, 2019.

NDSU Extension offers options for curbing lice outbreaks.

Calf Losses Before Birth a Concern

By ecrawford from Stokka or Meehan. Published on Feb 15, 2019.

The normal abortion or stillbirth rate in a cow herd is 1 to 2 percent.
Creative Commons License
Feel free to use and share this content, but please do so under the conditions of our Creative Commons license and our Rules for Use. Thanks.