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Spring is the time to consider deworming
With spring in full swing, worms are highly active, leaving livestock at risk.
“The more worms you have on your farm the less animals you have,” Yazwinski stated.
Oklahoma governor signs horse slaughter legislation
Oklahoma's 50-year-old ban on horse slaughtering was lifted Friday when the governor signed a new law that will allow facilities to process and export horse meat, despite bitter opposition by animal rights activists.
Have cattle and beef markets peaked?
Fed cattle and boxed beef prices have behaved very similar to last year so far in 2013. Choice boxed beef made a dramatic run from the low$180/cwt. range to a peak of $197.49/cwt. on March 13 before falling back under $192/cwt. this past week.
Crowds brave winter weather to attend the 2013 Horsefest
Despite weather making it difficult for many to attend Friday and Sunday of last weekend’s Horsefest held in Springfield, Missouri at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Saturday’s attendance held strong.
Thinking outside the flock
Sheep producers from across the state of Kansas gathered earlier this month for Kansas State University’s Sheep Producer Day, held at the K-State Sheep and Meat Goat Center which is still sparkling from the final touches of its construction in 2012.
Research on cutting-edge technology to help pork industry
Pork producers are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to raise hogs effectively and efficiently, striving for continuous improvement of the pork industry. To seek out these new and innovative ways, it is essential that research is conducted to better understand what works and what simply doesn’t.
Despite the blizzard intrusion, college rodeo a success
“The show must go on.”
That was K-State Rodeo Team Coach Doug Muller Thursday morning as snow and blizzard conditions closed roads throughout the Midwest.
K-State: time to think about fertilizing pastures
Much of the nitrogen (N) applied to tall fescue and smooth bromegrass hay meadows and pastures may have already been applied in our area. However, there is still time to make a fertilizer application if needed before the cool season grasses come out of winter dormancy.
Planting seeds of doubt during the Oklahoma Soybean Expo
This year’s Oklahoma Soybean Expo stepped outside the box of typical topics to help farm folks speak up for their industry.
"Grow" with National FFA Week
Learning the FFA Motto by heart, as well as zipping up the “national blue” corduroy jacket embellished with “corn gold” embroidery is an experience generations of high school ag students across the nation have treasured. Among those time honored traditions is National FFA week.
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