Producers faced with an oversupply of sugar beets may consider using them as livestock feed. This practice could save livestock producers money while helping to meet the nutritional needs of their animals. Learn how much to include in livestock diets and how to process sugar beets for feed.
Oregon 4-H faculty, staff and volunteers worked throughout the spring and summer to highlight the hard work of 4-H youth exhibitors and provide a quality educational fair experience in a healthy, safe environment.
Shana Withee, Jan Williams, Elli Korthuis, Traci Reed, Dani Annala, Wendy Hein, Erin Hansell-Heideman, Jon Gandy, Amy Derby, Susan Busler, Marilee Anderson |
May 2021 |
Designed to help dairy farmers calculate the costs of homegrown forages and compare them to the costs of purchasing forages. Presents typical per-acre costs of establishing, producing, and harvesting alfalfa or grass for silage to...
Nitrogen-deficient pastures in the West can benefit from the addition of alternative legumes to complement existing grasses. Birdsfoot trefoil is a highly palatable legume that doesn't cause bloat. Its condensed tannin content may even help combat parasites and increase milk production.
Ag State of Mind focuses on mental health and how it affects those of us involved in agriculture. Jason Medows has conversations with both professionals and producers about addressing mental health in ag and how we can adequately remedy the stresses.
Prompted by the many sources of stress currently impacting farmers and ranchers, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and the Red River Farm Network have joined forces to create a new radio and podcast series called TransFARMation. The series is designed to increase awareness and reduce inhibitions about acknowledging farm stress, as well as highlight the resources available. Local farmers, ranchers and agricultural stakeholders are featured, sharing personal stories and offering a message of hope.