Cold Weather Hangover

Prolonged cold has some strange effects on both us and the cows-a little like heat stress in reverse. And cows don’t adjust¬†immediately when the weather gets a little warmer, either. Now that the cold is over (I’m hopeful!), we can talk about what to...

Is Candy Good for Cattle?

3 answers for the Candy Craze I’ve been reading about this Skittles spill and quite honestly, I was shocked. I had thought it would turn out to be a positive article for agriculture-using up food ingredients and preventing them from going into a landfill. But...

Alfalfa Issues

Winterkill Alfalfa The question as to if alfalfa is going to survive the winter or not has probably more to do with the plant itself than the actual weather conditions during the winter. Alfalfa begins the process for surviving the winter actually during the fall...