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Climate Effects on Forage and Beef Production

Beef cattle production potential is influenced in part by environmental conditions. Cattle producers should be aware of management risks and mitigation strategies to improve production potential in the Southeast. Following is an ove…

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Beef Herd Management Strategies

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Numerous record-keeping resources are available. Among these are the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Integrated Resource Management Redbook, online software, and mobile applications. Many resources includ…

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4-H/Cattleman’s Beef Cook Off

The Marshall County 4-H/Cattleman’s Beef Cook Off will be held March 5, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at the Guntersville Courthouse.

Students must register for the cook off prior to the event at www.al.4honline.com or by calling the Marshall Cou…

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Beef Cattle Record Keeping Basics

Records are a vital component to achieving a more advanced level of management for a beef cattle producer. beef cattle record keeping is a technique and tool to document and analyze precise information for an operation.

Different…

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Interpreting a Forage Analysis for Beef Cattle

Analysis of forages is an important tool to develop strategic supplemental feeding strategies for beef cattle. Understanding the nutritional level of available forage can help manage feed input costs more closely and meet the nutrit…

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Water Requirements of Beef Cattle

Water is considered the most critical nutrient in beef cattle diets. Cattle diets are balanced for energy, protein, vitamins, and minerals based on the desired level of animal performance. Animal performance can be affected by water…

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24th Annual Beekeeping Symposium Set for Feb. 2

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Beekeepers, both experienced and novice, looking for more information about Beekeeping should make plans to attend the 24th Annual Beekeeping Symposium in Clanton, Alabama. The symposium is Saturday, Feb. 2 from…

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Beef Basics Online Course

Beef Basics”, a free online course from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, is an opportunity to further educate producers and supporters of the Alabama Beef cattle industry.

The course covers basic cattle management principles …

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Cereal Leaf Beetle: A Pest of Small Grains

The cereal leaf beetle, Olema melanopus, was introduced from Europe into Michigan in the 1950s and is slowly spreading southward. It is now well established throughout the northern half of Alabama and Georgia and is partially establishe…

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Beef Basics iBook

…ttle are big business in Alabama with a value of $2.5 billion. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s iBook, “Beef Basics,” will help the state’s cattle producers boost their bottom line. An Alabama Extension animal scientist …

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