Livestock http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en La Niña nears: You remember what it can do to Deep South weather? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/la-ni-nears-you-remember-what-it-can-do-deep-south-weather <div class="node-body blog-body">The El Niño-Southern Oscillation, or ENSO, is in a neutral condition right now but showing signs of heading into its La Niña phase, which has its own particular effect on Southern weather. </div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/la-ni-nears-you-remember-what-it-can-do-deep-south-weather" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/la-ni-nears-you-remember-what-it-can-do-deep-south-weather#comments Cotton Equipment Livestock Managing the Margins Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans La Nina Farm Press Blog Wed, 17 Aug 2016 18:27:00 +0000 121581 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Simulator births ‘calves’ to train cattlemen http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/simulator-births-calves-train-cattlemen <div class="field-byline"> Clint Thompson, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What is to be expected when delivering a calf? What is normal? How much time is there to get the calf if it is in the breech presentation? When is it time to call a veterinarian? Those are some of the questions that can be answered as cattlemen practice delivery with a calving simulator.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/simulator-births-calves-train-cattlemen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/simulator-births-calves-train-cattlemen#comments Livestock Cattle Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:17:00 +0000 121551 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Participants practice extracting a calf using a calving simulator from Clemson University during a UGA short course. The simulator is similar to the one that will be used for trainings by UGA Cooperative Extension. Participants practice extracting a calf using a calving simulator from Clemson University during a UGA short course. The simulator is similar to the one that will be used for trainings by UGA Cooperative Extension.</p> Jacob Segers/UGA Can Florida cracker cattle graze to conserve vital grassland, wetland? http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/can-florida-cracker-cattle-graze-conserve-vital-grassland-wetland <div class="field-byline"> Renee Bodine, NRCS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A longstanding practice all over the world, grazing keeps the trees out and maintains the wetlands. </div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/can-florida-cracker-cattle-graze-conserve-vital-grassland-wetland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/can-florida-cracker-cattle-graze-conserve-vital-grassland-wetland#comments Livestock Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:26:00 +0000 121511 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The 282 acres of prairie, freshwater marshes, hammocks and stands of longleaf pine border Kanapaha Prairie, with more than 600 plant and animal species, including 29 that are threatened and endangered.</p> Selling cattle during drought and the tax implications you need to know http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/selling-cattle-during-drought-and-tax-implications-you-need-know <div class="field-byline"> Justin Miller, Alabama Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Selling such a large number of cattle at one time can raise concerns about the tax consequences from these sales. </div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/selling-cattle-during-drought-and-tax-implications-you-need-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/selling-cattle-during-drought-and-tax-implications-you-need-know#comments Livestock Cattle Wed, 10 Aug 2016 23:53:00 +0000 121461 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Beef imports between US and Brazil OK again, markets reopen http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/beef-imports-between-us-and-brazil-ok-again-markets-reopen <div class="node-body article-body">USDA and Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply reach deal to allow access for U.S. beef and beef products to the Brazilian market for the first time since 2003.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/beef-imports-between-us-and-brazil-ok-again-markets-reopen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/beef-imports-between-us-and-brazil-ok-again-markets-reopen#comments Livestock Beef Import and Export Tue, 02 Aug 2016 13:31:00 +0000 121301 at http://southeastfarmpress.com New nontoxic tall fescue is ready http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/new-nontoxic-tall-fescue-ready <div class="field-byline"> Katie Pratt, University of Kentucky </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University of Kentucky plant breeder Tim Phillips has developed a new tall fescue variety that is nontoxic to grazing animals.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/new-nontoxic-tall-fescue-ready" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/new-nontoxic-tall-fescue-ready#comments Livestock Beef Cattle Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:42:00 +0000 121231 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>UK plant breeder Tim Phillips in a field of Lacefield MaxQ II at UK&#39;s C. Oran Little Research Farm in Woodford County.</p> Katie Pratt, University of Kentucky Do you know these 9 things about nitrate toxicity during drought? http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/do-you-know-these-9-things-about-nitrate-toxicity-during-drought <div class="field-byline"> Alabama Cooperative Extension System </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nitrate poisoning in cattle is a growing threat across southeastern states battling drought. </div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/do-you-know-these-9-things-about-nitrate-toxicity-during-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/do-you-know-these-9-things-about-nitrate-toxicity-during-drought#comments Livestock Cattle Pasture Wed, 20 Jul 2016 17:37:00 +0000 121141 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Close call: Heifers escape to busy Independence Day highway http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/close-call-heifers-escape-busy-independence-day-highway <div class="node-body blog-body">Chris and I loaded up again and sped toward the highway to find the two heifers grazing calmly on the right of way as vacationers and 18-wheelers flew past.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/close-call-heifers-escape-busy-independence-day-highway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/close-call-heifers-escape-busy-independence-day-highway#comments Cotton Equipment Livestock Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Beef Farm Press Blog Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:30:00 +0000 121121 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cattlemen facing tough drought-related decisions http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-facing-tough-drought-related-decisions <div class="field-byline"> Justin Miller, Alabama Cooperative Extension System </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Drought forces cattle producers to make tough decisions. Without an adequate supply of feed and water and cost effective ways of supplying the herd, producers will need to reduce cattle numbers.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-facing-tough-drought-related-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-facing-tough-drought-related-decisions#comments Livestock Beef Beef Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:48:00 +0000 120931 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Antics at the summer bachelor pad known as the ‘Bull Pasture’ http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/antics-summer-bachelor-pad-known-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="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/antics-summer-bachelor-pad-known-bull-pasture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/antics-summer-bachelor-pad-known-bull-pasture#comments Livestock Cattle Farm Press Blog Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:40:00 +0000 120751 at http://southeastfarmpress.com