UT Beef and Forage Center


  • Forage Sample Before Winter

    Prepare for winter by taking a forage sample is important to do correctly. Results from a forage test are only "as good as" the sampling technique you use.

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    Tennessee Forage & Grassland Council Annual Meeting

    The 2014 meeting will be held Friday, November 7 in the Ed Jones Auditorium at the Ellington Agriculture Center in Nashville. Registration begins at 8:30 am CST.

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    November- Tips for Cow-Calf Management

    The month of November is the time of the year when the fall colors begin to fade and frost and in some instances, snow, introduces winter. November can be made up of “good” or “bad” weather conditions.

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    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.

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    Bovine Trichomoniasis: Fact Sheet for Tennessee Producers

    Identification of infected bulls is vital to prevent entry of Trich into breeding herds and control the spread of this reproductive disease. Testing must be done by accredited veterinarians that have been specially certified to collect samples for Trich testing.

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    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.

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