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Herbal Treatments Effective in Treating or Preventing Mastitis in Dairy Cattle
RALEIGH, North Carolina – Herbal treatments have been found to be just as effective as conventional antibiotics in some situations for treating or preventing mastitis in dairy cattle, based on the limited results of a North Carolina State University study. For organic dairy producers, this is heartening news, says Keena Mullen, a graduate research assistant […]
Looking for the Right Bee for Your Apple Orchards? Say Hello to the Native Mining Bee
LAWRENCEVILLE, Georgia – Commercial Georgia apple producers looking for an alternative to the honeybee to pollinate their orchards can say hello to the native mining bee (Andrena crataegi). Georgia Gwinnett College researchers have named the mining bee Georgia’s “apple bee,” for its abundance in north Georgia apple orchards and its efficiency in pollinating blossoms. The […]
Sustainable Year-Round Forage Production and Grazing/Browsing Management in the Southern Region
An educational training video to increase the productivity, quality, and production of forages, as well as to improve management of existing pastures for sustainable livestock production.
Managing for Mastitis in Dairy Housing Systems
LEXINGTON, Kentucky – A University of Kentucky dairy scientist is leading efforts to measure the incidences of mastitis – a common and costly dairy cattle disease – in a relatively new housing system that is gaining popularity among producers. Jeffrey Bewley received a Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SSARE) On-Farm Research Grant to compare […]
Winterization for the Poultry Farm
A fact sheet developed by University of Arkansas Extension on winter preparation of poultry houses.
Dealing with Summer Heat in Free-Range Poultry
A University of Arkansas Extension fact sheet on ways to help birds on pasture cope with hot weather.
Cool Season Forages for Sustainable Goat Production
A guide developed by Tuskegee University on cool-season forages for sustainable goat production.
Heritage Turkey Manual
Developed by The Livestock Conservancy, the Heritage Turkey Manual provides information on all facets of pasture-based turkey production and turkey breeding.
Pasture Establishment in U.S. Virgin Islands
A fact sheet developed by the University of Virgin Islands Agricultural Experiment Station on successful pasture establishment for livestock operations.
Managing Pasture Resources
A fact sheet developed by the University of Virgin Islands Agricultural Experiment Station to help grazing managers maintain long-term sustainability of their pasture resources.