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Disaster Preparedness for Goat and Sheep Producers
Due to the vulnerability of Louisiana to hurricanes and their potential to cause widespread damage due to high winds and flooding, hurricane preparedness is essential. This fact sheet provides information needed for small-ruminant owners to prepare for all types of disasters.
holstein cows grazing on pasture
Disaster Preparedness For Dairy Producers
Due to the vulnerability of Louisiana to hurricanes and their potential to cause widespread damage due to high winds and flooding, hurricane preparedness is essential. This fact sheet provides dairy producers with information needed to get ready for all types of disasters.
head shot of sorrel horse with bridle
Disaster Preparedness For Horse Producers
Due to the vulnerability of Louisiana to hurricanes and their potential to cause widespread damage due to high winds and flooding, hurricane preparedness is essential. This fact sheet provides horse producers with information needed to prepare for all types of disasters.
Baling alfalfa hay
Toxicants in Feeds, Hay and Forages
Conscientious owners should be aware that there can be potentially toxic substances in feeds.
Baling alfalfa hay
Toxicants in Feeds, Hay and Forages
Conscientious owners should be aware that there can be potentially toxic substances in feeds.
Senna occidentalis
Poisonous Plants for Louisiana Livestock in the Fall
Images of major poisonous plants are presented to assist livestock owners with plant recognition. Toxic effects are also mentioned.
Senna occidentalis
Poisonous Plants for Louisiana Livestock in the Fall
Images of major poisonous plants are presented to assist livestock owners with plant recognition. Toxic effects are also mentioned.
Senna occidentalis
Poisonous Plants for Louisiana Livestock in the Fall
Images of major poisonous plants are presented to assist livestock owners with plant recognition. Toxic effects are also mentioned.
Senna occidentalis
Poisonous Plants for Louisiana Livestock in the Fall
Images of major poisonous plants are presented to assist livestock owners with plant recognition. Toxic effects are also mentioned.
Senna occidentalis
Poisonous Plants for Louisiana Livestock in the Fall
Images of major poisonous plants are presented to assist livestock owners with plant recognition. Toxic effects are also mentioned.
Animal Industry News Update Newsletters 2000-2014
The Animal Industry News Update is a quarterly newsletter from the animal science, veterinary science and livestock economics extension specialists of the LSU AgCenter. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide current, research-based animal industry information to county agents, 4-H agents and animal producers.
Animal Industry News Update - October 2014
e-newsletter on animal science topics
Disaster Recovery: Estimates of Economic Impact From Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on Louisiana Agriculture
Disaster Recovery: Estimates of Economic Impact From Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on Louisiana Agriculture
The dollar amounts, which are estimates of reduced revenue and increased costs, are broken down by storm and commodity. Total estimated costs are also provided.
Disaster Recovery: Estimates of Economic Impact From Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on Louisiana Agriculture
Disaster Recovery: Estimates of Economic Impact From Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on Louisiana Agriculture
The dollar amounts, which are estimates of reduced revenue and increased costs, are broken down by storm and commodity. Total estimated costs are also provided.
Hurricane Aftermath Can Present Potential Livestock Disease Problems
Cattle, goats, horses, pigs and sheep surviving Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita are vulnerable to several diseases, including infectious diseases and toxicities, according to a veterinarian with the LSU AgCenter.
black calves eating feed from trough
Cow Nutrition Affects Calf Health And Herd Productivity For Years
Winter feeding costs are a major expense in cow-calf herds. So, selecting a winter feeding program that is cost-efficient is imperative. However, making sure nutrient requirements are met during this time is critical to future profitability. An investment now can pay dividends for years to come.
Hay Quality and Testing
Hay Quality and Testing
Many Louisiana producers overestimate the quality of their hay because they don’t recognize the reasons hay quality varies. This publication describes the factors that influence quality and tells how to obtain a forage sample for testing purposes.
Little Phillip No. 1 Bermudagrass
Little Phillip No. 1 Bermudagrass
This publication describes a unique, naturally occurring variety of bermudagrass found in Sabine Parish, Louisiana, in 1991. Little Phillip No. 1 grew more rapidly than any of the other varieties, yet the forage quality was similar.
Fertilizing Summer Hay Fields
Fertilizing Summer Hay Fields
This publication gives recommendations on proper fertilization rates for optimum production of summer hay crops.
Margin Protection Program Decision Tool
Margin Protection Program-Dary
The Margin Protection Program was established under the 2014 Farm Bill. Based on national milk and feed prices, dairy producers are able to insure a specific milk-feed margin and percentage of production history. This decision tool calculates estimated premium costs to insure a certain margin and level of production history. Historical margin information is also included.
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