Wilcox County Ag

Congratulations Wilcox County Farmers

This year many of our farmers were recognized for different awards, both state and national. We have so much diversity in agriculture in Wilcox County and many, many great farmers and operations. I wanted to put together a post sharing their work and our appreciation for our wonderful farmers who represent…
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Finding Correct Stocking Rates

Steve Morgan, County Agent in Harris County There are many important components in a successful livestock production system. One of the most important tasks in grazing management is understanding livestock stocking rate. It is critical in making timely management decisions that affect profits in beef cattle production. The optimum number…
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Wilcox County Local Livestock Show

Our new FFA teacher Addie Tucker is doing a great job in Wilcox County. She worked with us, the high school and middle school and her parents and students to put together a local livestock show. They invited all the middle school kids so they could get to see students show their animals…
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Grass Tetany

As we move through the winter, we need to pay attention to a magnesium deficiency in cows. Grass tetany usually occurs after a period of cold weather and high levels of nitrogen and potassium fertilization. It occurs on forage with low Mg availability. The most susceptible livestock are mature lactating cows. It’s…
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