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SALACOA VALLEY HOSTS TWO DAY SALE EVENT
02/17/2017 05:28 PM
Unseasonably warm temperatures and dry weather didn't dampen the enthusiasm of 142 registered buyers from nine US States, Mexico and Australia who gathered at Salacoa Valley Farms, Fairmount, Ga.

INTEREST IN LEGEND LESPEDEZA CONTINUES TO GROW
02/16/2017 04:41 PM
Predictions swirling around for 2017 include very little improvement for beef prices and the possibility of some extended drought conditions in some regions. That means that every serious manager facing this possible scenario had better be looking for ways to manage on both sides of the ledger.

BLACK INK -- THE PAYOFF FROM PROGRESS
02/13/2017 05:01 PM
There's always something more to do. After the holidays, things will slow down. Nah, maybe after calving, branding and breeding. But then, summer comes and there's all that hay to make when the sun is shining, fences to build and cedars to eliminate (or insert your own region-specific fair-weather task).

IT'S THE PITTS -- GYPSIES, TRAMPS AND BEEVES
02/09/2017 04:47 PM
I get my news from paperview. I read the newspaper. I don't watch much television and have found that your average security camera monitor is more entertaining than TV.

HUNTIN DAYLIGHT -- PAST TIME FOR A UNIFIED INDUSTRY VOICE
02/08/2017 04:07 PM
Ignoring extremist animal rights groups in the hopes of dousing the flames of controversy might have seemed logical in the beginning. Limping along without having to commit more scarce resources to the fight might have seemed necessary. Now, these notions seem less quaint than downright destructive.

MANAGEMENT OF YEARLING BULLS IMPORTANT TO HERD
02/07/2017 04:09 PM
With the spring sale season on the horizon, it is time we dedicate a little discussion to bull management.

PRODUCERS SHOULD FOCUS ON IMPROVING PROTEIN NUTRITION
02/07/2017 04:08 PM
One of the most common topics discussed when feeding pasture and breeding cattle is protein. Producers are concerned with crude protein in their hays, pastures, supplements and so on.

FRIENDSHIP FARMS SALE AVERAGES $4,010 ON 83 LOTS
02/01/2017 02:26 PM
The Friendship Farms Fall Bull Sale was held October 28, 2016 in Canoochee, Ga.

GENETRUST AT CHIMNEY ROCK HELD NOVEMBER 4-5
01/31/2017 02:58 PM
The GENETRUST @ Chimney Rock is an annual highlight of the Brangus breed, producing more chart topping A.I. sires than any other sale in the breed and the deepest offering of registered females anywhere, and 2016 was no exception.

PROPER BULL SELECTION CAN INCREASE RETURNS
01/30/2017 04:31 PM
The past few years have seen a dramatic downturn in calf prices from historic highs to the lowest prices in four or five years. Unfortunately, some input prices are slow to come down while other inputs still remain high; thus causing a strain on budgets.

DROUGHT CAUSES SHORTAGE OF HORSE QUALITY HAY
01/30/2017 04:31 PM
Though we have received some beneficial rains the last few weeks the availability of hay, especially horse quality hay, is something that will continue to be problematic for several more months.

PASTURES REQUIRE REST AND RECOVERY FOLLOWING DROUGHT
01/27/2017 05:44 PM
The winter is typically a time that we count on for rainfall and cooler temperatures in the Southeast. By the time you read this article, significant rainfall may have fallen around the state already. However, this does not mean we are "out of the woods" on drought conditions.



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Tips 'n Tricks ? Re: Are 2 hot wires enough for a fence?
Rain will only make it hotter.

Health & Nutrition ? Re: Losing hair
NolanCountyAG wrote:
Could be lice as well



Oops, when I posted this I didn't have the picture load.

Breeds Board ? Genex bull Live Ammo
Many on here have asked about Live Ammo calves (http://genex.crinet.com/beef/index.php? ... 58&lang=EN). We have had our first two this week, so I thought we would share our experience with him.
Th...

Coffee Shop ? Re: Guess who?
This is a great pic! Guess the groom...


Every Thing Else Board ? Re: No Winter Here
True Grit Farms wrote:
M-5 wrote:Dogwoods are blooming.


No buds on the pecan trees yet, they don't lie.


Just checked after putting out hay tiny buds on them here

Grasses, Pastures and Hay ? Re: which is the better deal, opinions
With hay so much depends on the year and the weather.
The advantage to buying hay is you can walk away if you don't like it and buy what you do like.



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