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Insects : Fire ants may be hitching rides in imported hay

Red imported fire ants are an invasive species that were unintentionally introduced to Alabama from South America during the 1940’s. Since then,...
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Cattle : ‘GoGREEN’ program tags calves raised with best management practices

Cattle buyers looking for the best Arkansas livestock may need to look no further than the green ear tag awarded as part of the Natural State Precondi...
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Ponds : How to properly stock and manage channel catfish

Channel catfish is one of the three most commonly stocked fish species in Southern Great Plains (largemouth bass and bluegill are the others).   ...
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Poultry : Governor Hutchinson declares May Arkansas Egg Month

Governor Hutchinson has proclaimed May as Arkansas Egg Month, joining nationwide efforts to recognize the hard work of egg producers in meeting rigoro...
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Livestock : Stored forage workshop set for May 8 at Livestock and Forestry Research Station

A stored forage workshop May 8 will highlight the latest University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture research for hay production, storage an...
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Livestock : Arkansas offers assistance to Oklahoma residents through wildfire suppression and hay certification

Arkansas Agriculture Department personnel are assisting Oklahoma residents with wildfire suppression and certification of donated hay as the state con...
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Select suitable grazing method to assure success

Selecting a grazing method early in the season and managing it properly can help beef producers succeed in achieving their summer production goals, sa...
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Arkansas : Batesville Station hosts weaning, stocker health workshop April 17

Calf health, weaning strategies and the Beef Quality Assurance program are among the topics on the agenda for the April 17 Weaning and Stocker Health ...
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As grasslands remain saturated, pasture managers face shrinking options for winter weed control

Even as southeasterly winds have managed to dry the grasslands in Perry County, Cooperative Extension Service agent Kevin Lawson knows that one dry we...
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Tennessee : UT Schedules Beef Heifer Development School

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will conduct a Beef Heifer Development School on Thursday, March 22. The event kicks off at 10 a....