Drought stressed pasture
As Lynn Meyers a Nebraska rancher who faced this scenario says destocking part of the herd is ldquolike losing one of the familyrdquo nbspHow will you decide what to do if yoursquore faced with the tough decisions that drought forces on youHere are some suggestions from onpasturecom for doing that to help you be as successful as you can be in times of droughtStep One nbspLook at your herd and divide the animals into three groups on paperGroup A is made up of your most profi
August 2018 Drought Outlook
So far this year 57 of the US Federally Inspected FI cow slaughter has come from dairy cows For calendar year 2014 the dairy percentage was 52 and the prior 5year average 2009 14 was 46 The mix of dairy versus beef cows being processed can shift some from one year to the next due to relative economic conditions in those two industries and because of drought which tends to increase beef cow slaughter relative to dairy according to the Daily Livestock ReportThe current situation of the
July 2018 Hay Stocks
Cattle auction
Unmanned aircraft systems UAVs more widely known as drones have become popular not only as recreational vehicles but as field hands and management tools as well To get and keep a handle on their increased use the Federal Aviation Administration FAA began registering the aircrafts on Dec 21 Owners can register for free for 30 days reports Beef ProducerRegistration which can be done online is mandatory for owners of small UAVs weighing more than 055 pounds and less than 55 pounds including
Fire and grazing
Conservation Planning