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  • Oct 29, 2014

    6 Factors To Evaluate The Nutrition In Your Forage Supply 1

    Winter is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to round up hay to get through the cold long months. Whether you bale your own or purchase it from a neighbor, knowing the nutritional value of your forage supply is crucial to getting the most out of your feedstuffs....More
  • Jul 1, 2014

    3 Tips For Handling And Storing Wet Hay 3

    Bruce Anderson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension forage specialist, offers tips on how to handle rained-on hay and how to store it from now until winter to maintain feed value....More
  • Apr 1, 2014

    2014 Feed Composition Table  

    Beef cattle feed compositions varies for many reasons, and changes from year to year. These table values for feed composition are your best source of information for diet formulation....More
  • Feb 26, 2014

    NEW Video To Address The “Feed Vs. Food” Debate 3

    Yesterday, I shared a Meat MythCrusher video about meat as a part of a healthy diet. Today, I have another good video to add to your arsenal that addresses the “feed vs. food” debate....More
  • how to cut hay loss
    Dec 3, 2013

    4 Tips To Cut Your Winter Feeding Bill 3

    Winter feed accounts for half of the annual cost of keeping a beef cow. Here are tips to minimize hay waste and maximize feed value....More
  • Beef cattle feed alternatives
    Feb 27, 2013

    Exploring New And Novel Cattle Feed Alternatives 15

    Despite the fact that more than 70% of the U.S. was impacted by a drought in 2012, the U.S. harvested 11.8 billion bu. of corn last year. One would think that a smaller U.S. cowherd combined with a corn surplus would translate into cheaper cattle feed prices, but competition from ethanol and the food industry means producers can expect continued high feed prices....More
  • beef cattle feed and hay prices on the rise
    Dec 19, 2012

    Winter Hay Prices Ramp Up 8

    Someone must have been wishing pretty hard for a white Christmas around my area because we were surprised with 5-in. of snow earlier this week. Our cows had been happily grazing in a cornfield about a mile from home, and we were hauling water every day since there aren’t any stock dams nearby. But the snow and cold front forced us to bring the herd home early....More
  • winter cattle feed tips
    Nov 26, 2012

    Stocking Up On Winter Cattle Feed 1

    Grazing cornstalks and cover crops are great ways to save money on costly winter beef cattle feed and hay. As the drought continues across the U.S., ranchers are starting to run short of pasture, hay and feed resources....More

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