New Fact Sheet on Gastrointestinal Parasite Management in Cattle Available from UW Extension

As the seasons change from winter to spring, a grazer’s thoughts turn to fencing repairs and pasture renovations. It’s also time when astute managers who graze cattle plan their deworming strategies. Gastrointestinal parasitic worms (including Ostertagia, Cooperia and Haemonchus) also sense the season’s change. They gear up their reproductive efforts during the event commonly known […]

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Fly Control on Cattle is Critical

This time of the year life is pretty nice if you are a beef cow, pastures are lush, the temperatures haven’t been too hot, and there is very little insect pressure. That will soon change as we move in to summer and the flies will be getting numerous. The following information on fly control is adapted from information from Justin Rhinehart, University of Tennessee Extension Beef Specialist.

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Fall Can Be a Good Time for Pasture Weed Control

Many people do not think of fall as an ideal time for controlling weeds. If your pastures have an abundance of certain biennial and perennial weeds in them fall provides a great opportunity to get a handle on some of those tough to control weeds.

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