The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) yesterday announced additional details about the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), providing $16 billion in emergency direct payments to agricultural producers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Deworming is important to maintaining cattle health and performance. The timing and frequency of deworming treatment will vary depending on geographic location, rainfall, stocking rate, age of the cows, and persistent activity of the product used.
Click below to read the latest AgriLife Extension blog on plant nutrients and soil testing.
This past year was certainly a tough one for stockmen baling hay. We were either too dry, too wet, or were getting the entire field eaten up by reoccurring waves of army worms.
Now is the time for planting fruit and nut trees.
Here are a few key tips for owning and running a farm from three industry leaders.
Our ponds here in North East Texas are a lot like our pastures. We need to apply agricultural limestone in order to raise the pH and alkalinity.
Before we know it, spring will be here and many of you may be planning your spring gardens. The winter months are a great time to plan a way to supplement the rainfall our gardens depend on, especially if we have another dry spring and summer.
What I often consider a homely vegetable actually has its roots in South America. The potato was discovered at the same time the Spanish Conquistadors discovered gold. It later built a nation and then caused a tremendous disruption to that same country with the arrival of bacteria from a single fungus disease.
Raising backyard chickens and keeping laying hens productive through the winter months means keeping them well fed, well watered, healthy, and comfortable. Below is a checklist developed from experts’ advice to assist with keeping your backyard chicken flock comfortable during the cold weather season.