Brooks County Ag Connection

Feeding Cattle During Drought

Please see the article below regarding feeding during a drought by UGA Extension Animal Scientist Dr. Lawton Stewart. Most of Georgia, and especially parts of North Georgia, have suffered through some level of drought this summer.  The extended drought in many parts of the state have a double whammy effect…
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Stockmanship School – December 10

Proper handling of livestock is essential to success in the beef cattle industry.  The term “Stockmanship” is often used, but what exactly does it mean?  Many have heard of Bud Williams, the “Bud Box”, and his low-stress method of working cattle.  Please join us as we welcome Richard McConnell and Tina…
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2015 Cow-Calf Budgets for South GA

Brook Co. cattle producers Dr. Curt Lacy, Extension Livestock Economist, has released the new 2015 budgets for cow-calf operations! With prices like they are this is the time to seriously look at inputs to maximize your potential for great profits.The budgets are in excel, so you’ll need the program. The budgets aren’t up on…
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