Skip to Content

GACAA recap and Livestock/Forage News

GACAA The 2017 Georgia Association of County Agricultural Agents (GACAA) annual meeting and professional improvement conference was held in Columbus at the beginning of the month. I competed in the applied research poster competition with research conducted with the Laurens County Agent, Raymond Joyce. We won our competition for our…
Read More

Georgia Verified Program and Georgia Beef Challenge

Georgia Verified Program Enrollment forms for this program are being developed.   The first sale is November 9, 2017 at Northeast GA Livestock. If you are interested in participating in this inaugural sale, be aware the calves would have needed to be weaned by September 25 (yesterday.)  Please let you county…
Read More

Forage Questions Answered

Frequently asked questions ANSWERED from UGA Forage Specialist, Dennis Hancock.   1) Winter grazing seed costs (why they are high) and choices: https://youtu.be/U87FnL-1Wy4 2) Black oats vs. forage oats for grazing and baleage: https://youtu.be/BgfP9VRYYmU 3) Why timing the last cutting of bermudagrass is important: https://youtu.be/aXlc2w7PLMw
Read More

ADM Recalls Rough-N-Ready Cattle Feed

ADM Animal Nutrition Recalls Rough-N-Ready Cattle Feed A specific lot of product contains elevated levels of monensin, could harm cattle ADM Animal Nutrition™, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), is recalling 50-pound bags of Rough-N-Ready 14 BT cattle feed, product number 54787BHB24, because the product contains elevated…
Read More

Georgia Beef Commission Check Off Vote

Georgia Beef producers to vote on continuation of Georgia Beef Commission check off The Georgia Agriculture Commodity Commission for Beef was established at the request of Georgia cattlemen in 2014 by the Georgia Legislature. Georgia beef producers voted to approve a marketing order to establish a $1 per head assessment…
Read More