2015 Integrated Beef and Forage Resource Management Calendar
Integrated Resource Management is a system that utilizes all resources available to optimize production and net income. This calendar has been developed to assist you in formulating an overall management plan. Contact you local Extension Agent for a copy.
This is the time of year we all share one thing in common, it’s the holiday season and a thankfulness for the lives we have been given.
We wanted to wish you and your families the best and look forward to the New Year.
December- Tips for Cow-Calf Management
December is a critical time for Tennessee cow-calf producers. How critical depends primarily on the weather and it can be a "tricky" month when it comes to predicting what the upcoming winter feeding will involve.
Livestock Risk Protection Insurance
Beef producers have a limited number of tools to manage price risk associated with marketing cattle. The tools available include futures contracts, options, forward contracting and livestock risk protection insurance.
Forage and Soil Testing
The importance of regularly testing your forages and soil is not stressed enough. Smart economical use of feedstocks and ferilizers will make a difference in your over-all management program. A little effort now can pay big dividends later on.