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Be on Lookout for Anthrax

By ecrawford from Stokka or Meehan. Published on Aug 21, 2019.

Anthrax spores can survive for years under the right conditions.

Rain Impacts Forage Quality

By ecrawford from Stokka or Meehan. Published on Aug 19, 2019.

Rain has created challenges for producers trying to put up hay this summer.

FeedList Connects Livestock Feed Buyers, Sellers

By karmbruster from Stokka or Meehan. Published on Aug 14, 2019.

NDSU’s FeedList helps livestock producers find the extra feed they need.

Grazing/Harvesting Rule Change to Benefit Producers

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

The USDA is allowing producers to graze, hay or cut cover crops on prevented-planting acres beginning Sept. 1.

Hot Weather Increases Risk of Cyanobacterial Poisoning to Livestock

By ecrawford from Stokka or Meehan. Published on Jun 28, 2019.

Blue-green algae poses a risk to livestock.

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.
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