Tift County Extension Producer Updates

Cattle Update 08/13/2019

Corn, Live Cattle and Feeder Cattle limited down yesterday. This is a rare occurrence. Well, two things just happened. First, we already knew about the World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report that came out yesterday. Corn limited down 25¢ Monday, 15 minutes after the report came out. The…
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Cattle Report 7/29/2019

A USDA report coming on August 12th will give us an update on what the corn situation looks like. I have talked to several people and Kansas still has corn underwater. I have also heard reports of knee-high corn and across the road it is ankle-high. At this point, it…
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Cattle Report 6/24/2019

I am going to start posting a cattle report for our cattle producers. Most of you probably know how the cattle market works but for some of you newer producers, I am going to give a watered down version of how the market works. There are two classes of cattle…
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Fly Control on Cattle

The flys are out in full force so its time to start protecting our herds. Insecticide ear tags are still very useful fly control tools. Rotating between organophosphate and pyrethroid products is recommended. The suggested rotation schedule is to use organophosphate tags for two consecutive years, rotate to a pyrethroid…
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