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Controlling broomsedge on pastures

Those pesky brown broomsedge stems — the things that crop up in abandoned and ill-managed pastures — can cause years of strife for any farmer. But...
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Overseeding can refresh old pastures

Perennial pastures usually take a lot of money and hard work to establish, but years of use can lead to various problems including overgrazing and wee...
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Food animal wellbeing forum set for March 28 at Russellville

For ranchers and other animal food producers, the wellbeing of their herds and stock is at the core of every choice they make.   “It’s the th...
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April 16 field day to improve odds for success in livestock operations

Value-added calf marketing, cattle genetics and a hands-on livestock workshop top the agenda for the April 16, 2019, Improve Your Odds for ROI field d...
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Legacy ranching, quality genetics among concerns identified in Arkansas beef industry assessment

The first industrywide assessment survey of Arkansas beef producers in more than a decade finds producers are most concerned with who will follow in t...
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New Year, New AgWatch

Welcome to 2019!   2018 has finally ended (although some people are still trying to get cotton out of the field in Texas), and most of us are gla...
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Mississippi: Poultry sees high demand for eggs, larger production

Poultry producers got off to a robust start in 2018, which helped the industry end the year strong.     Poultry remains Mississippi’s gian...
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Antimicrobial stewardship for cow-calf producers

What is antimicrobial stewardship? Is it different from antibiotic stewardship, or judicious use of antibiotics? All of these words seem to be popping...
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U of A, Adisseo announce professorship endowment and research collaboration

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agricutlure and Adisseo, a France-based animal nutrition company, have established a collaborative partn...
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Killing freeze signals treatment for horse bots

This weekend’s freezing forecast may herald winter’s arrival, but it’s also a sign for horse owners to start bot fly control.     The ...