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  • Farm landscape

    Should producers chase after yield?

    Published on November 13, 2019

    American farmers continually strive for higher yields. Something encouraged by the current pricing structure of raw agricultural products, but is chasing yield necessarily a good thing?

  • Baleage bagged up in a field

    Feeding baleage to small ruminants

    Published on October 16, 2019

    Baleage offers a low cost, high quality forage option for sheep and goats but care must be taken to reduce health risks.

  • Veterinary Feed Directive – Year One in Review

    Published on October 3, 2019

    To gain a better understanding of the direct impacts to farmer raising animals for food productions MSU Extension led a nationwide survey to help determine what effect these new rules had across food animal species and across farms on a national level.

  • Trimming your goats' hooves will keep them from over-growing and allowing the goat to walk properly. Photo: Kyle Spradley, MU College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources, Flickr Creative Commons.

    Proper goat hoof care

    Published on September 12, 2019

    Taking good care of your goats’ hooves is an essential management practice.

  • Soybean field

    Harvesting soybeans for forage

    Published on September 5, 2019

    Some producers may want to harvest soybeans for forage this year. Here is essential information for producing high quality soybean forage.

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