Livestock http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en Crossroad: Which way will the cattle industry turn? http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/crossroad-which-way-will-cattle-industry-turn <div class="field-byline"> Paul Peterson, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Smaller numbers could push feeder cattle prices even higher and squeeze feeding margins for cattle feeders. The feeding sector also should expect competition from larger supplies of pork and chicken in the months ahead.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/crossroad-which-way-will-cattle-industry-turn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/crossroad-which-way-will-cattle-industry-turn#comments Livestock Markets Cattle Marketing and Promotion Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:41:00 +0000 109071 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>COWS are the &quot;factory&quot; where beef production begins.</p> Common causes for unknown cattle deaths http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/common-causes-unknown-cattle-deaths <div class="field-byline"> Lee Jones, University of Georgia veterinarian </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are few common causes of sudden death in livestock that farmers and their veterinarians need to be aware of this time of year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/common-causes-unknown-cattle-deaths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/common-causes-unknown-cattle-deaths#comments Livestock Management Cattle Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:46:00 +0000 108951 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SUDDEN DEATHS in livestock need to be thoroughly investigated to stop a potential problem before it spreads to the rest of the herd.</p> Fall Forage Field Day at Middle Tennessee Sept. 9 http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/fall-forage-field-day-middle-tennessee-sept-9 <div class="node-body article-body">Livestock producers looking to be more economical and extend their grazing season should make plans to attend the Fall Forage Field Day at the University of Tennessee Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center Sept. 9.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/fall-forage-field-day-middle-tennessee-sept-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/fall-forage-field-day-middle-tennessee-sept-9#comments Livestock Livestock Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:37:00 +0000 108811 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Researchers ‘soil underwear’ to show pasture health http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/researchers-soil-underwear-show-pasture-health <div class="field-byline"> Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The “soiled underwear test” helped Clemson and North Carolina State University Extension specialists teaching a pasture ecology workshop make their points about the importance of healthy soil and how to build it from the grassroots down.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/researchers-soil-underwear-show-pasture-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/researchers-soil-underwear-show-pasture-health#comments Livestock Management Miscellaneous Organic Matter Pasture Management Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:50:00 +0000 108701 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Soil ecologist Matt Poore shows results of carbon scavenging by soil microbes.</p> "Right to farm" could soon be seen in other states http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states <div class="node-body blog-body">Measures such as the "Right to Farm" amendment recently passed in Missouri could soon be seen in other states.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states#comments Government Livestock Management Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:12:00 +0000 108421 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Alabama plans for drones http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-plans-drones <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama Governor Robert Bentley last week charged the Alabama Drone Task Force to review the requirements to further Alabama’s use of drones in areas of agriculture, conservation and law enforcement.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-plans-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-plans-drones#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:06:00 +0000 108641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>John Fulton, Auburn University engineer, demonstrates a UAV at the Autauga County farm of Andy Wendland.</p> Alabama Farmers Federation Tifton 85 bermudagrass best for fall stockpiling http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/tifton-85-bermudagrass-best-fall-stockpiling <div class="field-byline"> Kim Mullenix, Auburn University Extension animal scientist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stockpiling is a management practice in which forage is allowed to accumulate for grazing at a later time. This practice can provide a significant opportunity for reducing winter supplementation costs for the cow herd.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/tifton-85-bermudagrass-best-fall-stockpiling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/tifton-85-bermudagrass-best-fall-stockpiling#comments Livestock Management Miscellaneous Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:30:00 +0000 108621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>CATTLE GRAZE Tifton 85 bermudagrass.</p> A 15-pound ham worth a record $2 million http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/15-pound-ham-worth-record-2-million <div class="field-byline"> Kentucky Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 15.89-pound Grand Champion Ham produced by Broadbent’s B&B Foods of Kuttawa, Ky., is worth approximately $125,865 per pound.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/15-pound-ham-worth-record-2-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/15-pound-ham-worth-record-2-million#comments Livestock Markets Miscellaneous Untagged Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:09:00 +0000 108611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Miss Kentucky 2014, Ramsey Carpenter, showcases the Kentucky State Fair&rsquo;s grand champion ham to bidders during the 51st annual Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast and Auction.</p> (Photos) The Bug Days of Summer hit Southern fields http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/photos-bug-days-summer-hit-southern-fields <div class="node-body gallery-body">As insect pressure intensifies across the region, take a look at what they're dealing with in Florida’s Panhandle: a standing occupation of armyworms, and Georgia peanut farms infested with spider mites.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/photos-bug-days-summer-hit-southern-fields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/photos-bug-days-summer-hit-southern-fields#comments Grains Livestock Peanuts Soybeans Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:29:00 +0000 108221 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Try to do better with what you have, advises long-time farmer http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/try-do-better-what-you-have-advises-long-time-farmer <div class="node-body blog-body">I’ve interviewed many farmers over the years who talk about having to grow to survive and they’re not exaggerating, especially the younger guys who are struggling to establish themselves. Whether by necessity or by choice, expansion seems to be the name of the game in commercial agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/try-do-better-what-you-have-advises-long-time-farmer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/try-do-better-what-you-have-advises-long-time-farmer#comments Equipment Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:52:00 +0000 107611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com