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A Basic Approach to Winter Supplementation of the Beef Cow Herd

Dr. Francine Henry – Beef Cattle Nutritionist Winter supplementation of energy and protein are crucial to maximize the herd’s performance. Fall-calving herds are typically near peak lactation this time of the year meaning that cows are at their greatest nutrient requirements. In this article, Dr. Francine Henry discusses important concepts for…
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Free Online Tool to Help Producers Incorporate Artificial Insemination in Beef Herds

Dr. Pedro Fontes – Reproductive Physiologist Several different protocols are currently available to synchronize beef females and producers are often overwhelmed with the complicated terminology and large numbers of protocols. To overcome the challenges associated with the selection of an estrus synchronization protocol, Extension personnel across the U.S. developed different tools…
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Beefing up Bermudagrass with Alfalfa – Getting the Facts!

(Dr. Jennifer J. Tucker, Associate Professor, Animal and Dairy Science, UGA-Tifton) Bermudagrass is a dominant perennial warm-season grass that accounts for more than 20 million acres of pastures and hayfields across the Southern U.S.  While this high yielding forage serves as an excellent perennial base for many ruminant diets in…
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UGA Beef Newsletter!!!

Check out our December UGA Beef Newsletter! In our December issue we have 2 articles from Jason Duggin and Darren Henry. These articles go over the importance of cow size on cow-calf production efficiency, as well as the contribution of cattle to methane production. In this issue you will also…
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