April- Tips for Cow-Calf Management
April is a critical month for Tennessee cow-calf producers. It is a period of “transition” from winter feeding to warmer days.The cattle will be waiting for grass and will probably graze it too early. In addition, increased market prices are also anticipated.
Forage, Feed, and Soil Testing
The importance of regularly testing your forages, feed, 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.
2013 Variety Trial Reports
Our 2013 variety trial reports for Alfalfa, Bermudagrass, Cool-Season Annual Grasses, and Warm-Season Annual Grasses are now available online. Please use our archive to aid in the selection of the best cultivars for your farm.
The Forage Leader
The American Forage and Grassland Council's news letter with up to date forage news and articles about the 2014 conference. Notes from the AFGC President and upcoming events. TFGC is the local affiliate chapter.
Dr. Travis Mulliniks and Mr. Walt Hitch discuss "Grow Safe" system at the Plateau Research and Education Center in Crossville, Tennessee. They discuss research involving cattle and opportunities this new system brings to the University.
Clyde Lane- BQA Marketer of the Year
Clyde Lane, UT Extension professor emeritus, was honored at a reception and ceremony at the 2014 Cattle Industry Annual Convention and NCBA Trade Show in Nashville.
UTIA Marketing and Communications
Feb 7, 2014
Florida Dairy Making Profits with Hybrid BermudagrassTifton-85 bermudagrass means the difference between the dairy making a profit or just getting by. North Florida dairy farmers are increasing their use of grazing and hay areas thanks to the hybrid, perennial, warm-season Tifton 85 bermudagrass, tested extensively by University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences forage specialists.
University of Florida Jan 14, 2014
Tennessee Market HighlightsThis is a newsletter produced weekly to highlight the livestock and commodities markets. Comparisons, trends, and comments are made concerning the markets.