Planting annual forage after corn silage harvest may result in better calf gains and forage production than planting after harvesting high-moisture corn.
Increasing biosecurity and practicing prevention minimize disease transmission to cattle.
Only 3.7% of GHG emissions come directly from beef cattle in U.S. versus 6% globally.
Feeding cow/calf pairs dry hay costs less than forage baleage and lacks animal performance differences.
Livestock producers advised against relying on previous year’s test results.
Late-harvested forages may not provide adequate nutrition over winter for gestating or lactating livestock; options still available for unharvestable corn.
Monitoring starch in cattle manure is often overlooked as an easy way to measure diet efficiency.
Ammonia toxicity is a threat to cattle that overconsume soybeans.
Main research interests include optimizing grain and forage processing technologies for beef cattle.