Appling County Crop E News

Winter Feeding For Cattle

As we hunker down for a frigid cold snap in late February, we need to keep an eye out for issues with winter feeding programs. A potential perfect storm of events may occur over then next several days that can cause serious health issues and potential death. 1. Cattle nutrient…
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High Cattle Prices

  (Article from Dr. Curt Lacey and Clint Thompson) “For cattlemen that are in the situation where they’re having trouble feeding their cows and the calves are big enough to sell, that’s probably a real smart move for them to go ahead and move those calves right now,” said UGA…
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Beef Cow Production Meeting Dec. 10 @ 7pm

  We will have A Beef Cattle Production meeting on December 10, 2013 at 7pm at the Farm Bureau building in Baxley.  Our topic will be “Winter Supplementation of Poor Quality Forage”. If there’s enough time we will also discuss “Breeding Stock Selection.” Dr. Jacob R. Segers, Assistant Professor and…
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Biology and Management of Bermudagrass Stem Maggot

  The bermudagrass stem maggot has become a pest for cattlemen and hay producers across the Southeast. If your bermudagrass hayfield has a frosted appearance (figure 1) in the middle of summer, it may have been damaged by this new, invasive pest. The damage is caused by the feeding of…
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