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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.
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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.
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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.
Margin Protection Program Decision Tool
Margin Protection Program-Dairy
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.
January-February 2008 Dairy Digest
2008 Dairy Digest
The Louisiana Dairy Digest is a publication of the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service that provides information on the latest developments and issues affecting dairy farming. Some topics covered include: Farm Bill Update, Dairy Scholarships and Ag Related Jobs Available, Alfalfa Baleage Production, Quality, and Persistence, Whole Cottonseed is still worth the Price.
beef handbook
Beef Cattle Production in Louisiana - A Handbook
A comprehensive handbook for beef cattle producers, this 152-page manual provides a wealth of useful information that is augmented by color photographs, charts and other illustrations. It is endorsed by the Louisiana Beef Industry Council and written by a variety of experts. Cost: $25 plus tax (free shipping). You can order this book through our online store by using the Order Publication button below.
insect guide
Louisiana Insect Pest Management Guide
This 2015 guide was compiled by LSU AgCenter experts and includes regulations, precautions and suggestions for pest control in Louisiana. Detailed topics include drift of pesticides, hazards of pesticides to beneficial insects and wildlife, phytotoxicity and use of beneficial insects to control pest populations. A section on organic gardening also is included.
Please click here for the PDF version of the June 2014 issue of the Talkin' Horses newsletter.
2015 Talkin' Horses Newsletters
This newsletter features topics on the purchase, care and training of horses, and includes news and upcoming events.
poultry bmp
Poultry Production Best Management Practices
BMPs for poultry farms are a specific set of practices used by farmers to reduce the amount of soil, nutrients, pesticides and microbial contaminants entering surface water and groundwater while maintaining or improving the productivity of agricultural land. This BMP manual is a guide for the selection, implementation and management of those practices that will help poultry farmers conserve soil and protect water and air resources. (PDF format only)
Talkin’ Horses Newsletter
Talkin’ Horses Newsletter
This newsletter features topics on the purchase, care and training of horses, and includes news and upcoming events.
Horse trio
Talkin' Horses
This newsletter features topics on the purchase, care and training of horses, and includes news and upcoming events.
Forage Fertilization Strategies
This article discusses fertilization strategies for difficult economic times.
Growing Alfalfa in Louisiana
This publication provides information on planting, growing and harvesting alfalfa as a forage crop in Louisiana.
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Fertilizer Sources on Bermudagrass Pastures for Stocker Grazing
This study was done to determine the effects of broiler litter and commercial fertilizer applied to bermudagrass pastures on animal performance.
Title slide of presentation
Fertilizer Sources on Bermudagrass Pastures for Stocker Grazing
This study was done to determine the effects of broiler litter and commercial fertilizer applied to bermudagrass pastures on animal performance.
Using DHI SCC to Manage Bulk Tank Somatic Cell Counts
Electronic measures of somatic cell counts on individual cows can be used to manage somatic cell counts in bulk tank milk.
weed guide
Louisiana's Suggested Chemical Weed Control Guide
This 2015 guide includes helpful information on herbicides and weed control with detailed suggestions for aquatics, commercial nursery stock, field crops, forestry, fruit crops, home gardens, lawns and many other Louisiana crops. It includes information on different types of herbicide registrations, as well as information on herbicide labels and restricted uses. Also included are sprayer calibration techniques, suggestions for reducing herbicide drift and a guide to proper spray tip selection.
The Broiler Project
The Broiler Project
The primary objective of producing broilers is to optimize growth. Find information on housing, brooding, heating, lighting, feeders, waterers, feeds, feeding and health. (PDF format only)
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.
All Trace Mineral Supplements Are Not Created Equal
When it comes to deciding which mineral supplements to use in livestock feeding, two criteria need to be considered: Biological efficacy and economic efficiency.
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