Ahead of Hurricane Matthew and the threat of severe economic loss of livestock, poultry, feed and crops ready to be harvested, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has temporarily suspend weighing those vehicles used to transport these items in the emergency area....More
The whole process appears similar to Rush Week at any SEC school in the August heat. The summer of parental oversight and daily support has come to an end, fall semester classes and socials are about to begin, and a new adventure awaits the nervous but excited females....More
The Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award is one of the most prestigious awards in U.S. agriculture. Each year, ten Southern states pick one farmer each to represent it in the program. One farmer is picked as the top in the region. The honor is big, and the prizes aren’t shabby.
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....More
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....More
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....More