Category: Beef Nutrition

Alfalfa simulated alfalfa winterkill 05 / 9 / 2017

By Dr. James C. Coomer, Ph.D., PAS There appears to be significant winterkill on alfalfa stands throughout the upper Midwest this year due to the mild winter and lack of snow cover to protect the plants. If you are among those experiencing significan… Read More

Fusarium Mold pic 03 / 3 / 2017

By Dr. Gene P. Gengelbach, Ph.D., PAS There has been a great deal of concern lately about mycotoxins in the 2016 grain and forage crops.  Many producers are surprised because, in many cases, yields were good and there is no visible mold in the c… Read More

colostrom 10 / 3 / 2016

By Grace Thomas, M.Agr.Sc. P.A.S. Feeding colostrum is the single most important management factor in successful calf rearing. The antibodies present in the colostrum are transferred across the small intestine of the calf, this passive transfer provi… Read More

Blue pill container spilled icon antibiotic use livestock 07 / 1 / 2016

By Dr. Aimee Hafla, Ph.D., P.A.S. January 1, 2017 marks a turning point for the U.S. livestock industry regarding the acquisition and handling of antibiotics used in feed and water. Amendments to the existing Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) will requ… Read More