Livestock en Antics at the summer bachelor pad known as the ‘Bull Pasture’ <div class="node-body blog-body">The Bull Pasture has its own special arrangements for the beloved boys of summer. Custom made for their hooting pleasure.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Livestock Cattle Farm Press Blog Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:40:00 +0000 120751 at Armyworm outbreak: Cattlemen and forage producers warned <div class="field-byline"> Maggie Lawrence, Alabama Cooperative Extension System </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Armyworm caterpillars are detrimental to cattlemen and forage producers. The damage can seem to appear overnight. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Livestock Livestock Pasture Mon, 27 Jun 2016 18:07:00 +0000 120731 at <p>Control for fall <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="armyworms">armyworms</span> is best done before they have molted into the last and largest size.</p> University of Georgia Daddy is still with us, though in a different way now <div class="node-body blog-body">There’s something about a sunset on a warm spring evening in Alabama that blurs the line between heaven and earth.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Livestock Beef Farm Press Blog Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:01:00 +0000 120521 at Beef Basics iBook: Alabama cattle producers’ newest tool <div class="field-byline"> Maggie Lawrence, Alabama Cooperative Extension Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cattle are big business in Alabama with a value of $2.5 billion. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s new iBook, “Beef Basics,” will help the state's cattle producers boost their bottom line. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Livestock Beef Tue, 14 Jun 2016 16:03:00 +0000 120511 at Winter peas could be grain, forage and a cover crop in North Carolina <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers at North Carolina State University are looking to winter peas as a possible feed grain crop for North Carolina livestock production.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Livestock Soybeans Grains Tue, 31 May 2016 18:43:00 +0000 120001 at <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">North Carolina State University graduate student Rachel Atwell stands in front of a winter pea test plot at the Piedmont Research Station in Salisbury. N.C State is looking at winter pea as a grain, forage and cover crop in North Carolina.</span></p> Q&A: Georgia’s new ag dean talks about listening and leaving NC State <div class="node-body article-body">Sam Pardue, new dean for the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, talks about why he left NC State.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Grains Livestock Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Groups & Organizations Cotton Marketing and Promotion Mon, 30 May 2016 14:06:00 +0000 120311 at <p>Sam Pardue, right, the new dean of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, visits Leger and Son Farms, owned by Buddy, at left, and Greg Leger April 14.</p> Cuba advocacy group, Georgia ag leaders join to end US embargo <div class="node-body article-body">Engage Cuba, an advocacy group, and Georgia ag leaders are tired of losing trade and business opportunities to foreign competitors as Cuban markets open up and grow.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Livestock Markets Orchard Crops Soybeans Vegetables Import and Export Legislation Wed, 25 May 2016 20:10:00 +0000 120341 at <p>Ship leaves the Port of Savannah.</p> Florida ranchers celebrate heritage, the drive and a new venture <div class="node-body gallery-body">Florida Cattle Ranchers LLC brings 13 ranches under a new marketing brand with the goal to produce Florida-born, -raised, -finished and –harvested beef.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grains Livestock Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tue, 24 May 2016 18:48:00 +0000 120251 at 1 million miles of pipe and other surprising water trivia <div class="node-body blog-body">16 water-related trivia questions unrelated to agriculture to awe and bore your party guests with.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Livestock Management Peanuts Soybeans Energy Sustainable Agriculture Farm Press Blog Mon, 16 May 2016 19:49:00 +0000 120211 at USDA wants to persuade farmers to mitigate climate change <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack shared May 12 the first results of USDA's Building Blocks for Climate Smart Agriculture and Forestry, one year after the plan was unveiled at Michigan State University. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Livestock Soybeans Regulations Thu, 12 May 2016 15:37:00 +0000 120181 at <p>The 2015 USDA Climate Smart Agriculture Building Blocks set aggressive, annual benchmarks in a strategic plan that leverages partnerships, data and technology. The effort relies on voluntary, incentive-based conservation, forestry and energy programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.</p>