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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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
Raising Replacement Heifers: What are the Options?
Replacement heifers represent the future of the dairy farm. When deciding the best way to manage the heifer enterprise, dairy producers should realize that they have several options.
disease mgmt guide
Plant Disease Management Guide
This guide for 2015 contains suggestions for management of the most important or more prevalent diseases of Louisiana plants. It includes information on fungicides, bactericides and nematicides, as well as safety precautions for using them.
Animal Industry News Update - March 2015
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Animal Industry News Update from the LCES Animal Science Division, August 2001.
Animal Industry News Update from the LCES Animal Science Division, August 2001
This newsletter was designed to bring you information on Louisiana’s animal industry from the LSU AgCenter’s Animal Science Division. Topics related to animal health, beef, dairy, sheep, swine, poultry and economics in August 2001.
Animal Industry News Update from the LCES Animal Science Division, February 2002.
Animal Industry News Update from the LCES Animal Science Division, February 2002
This newsletter was designed to bring you information on Louisiana’s animal industry from the LSU AgCenter’s Animal Science Division. Topics related to animal health, beef, dairy, sheep, swine, poultry and economics in February 2002.
Animal Industry News Update from the LCES Animal Science Division, November 2002.
Animal Industry News Update from the LCES Animal Science Division, November 2002
This newsletter was designed to bring you information on Louisiana’s Animal Industry from the LSU AgCenter’s Animal Science Division. Topics related to Animal Health, Beef, Dairy, Sheep, Swine, Poultry and Economics November 2002.
Animal Industry News Update from the LCES Animal Science Division, August 2002
Animal Industry News Update from the LCES Animal Science Division, August 2002
This newsletter was designed to bring you information on Louisiana’s Animal Industry from the LSU AgCenter’s Animal Science Division. Topics related to Animal Health, Beef, Dairy, Sheep, Swine, Poultry and Economics in August 2002.
Animal Industry News Update from the LCES Animal Science Division, May 2001.
Animal Industry News Update from the LCES Animal Science Division, May 2001
This newsletter was designed to bring you information on Louisiana’s animal industry from the LSU AgCenter’s Animal Science Division. Topics related to animal health, beef, dairy, sheep, swine, poultry and economics in May 2001.
Animal Industry News Update from the LCES Animal Science Division, November 2001.
Animal Industry News Update from the LCES Animal Science Division, November 2001
This newsletter was designed to bring you information on Louisiana’s animal industry from the LSU AgCenter’s Animal Science Division. Topics related to animal health, beef, dairy, sheep, swine, poultry and economics in November 2001.
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.
Brahman bull on pasture
Bull Breeding Soundness Evaluations
Performing breeding soundness evaluations on herd bulls is a sound investment for beef cow-calf operations. A bull breeding soundness evaluation (BSE) is a uniform method of assessing a bull’s likelihood of accomplishing pregnancy in an appropriate number of open, healthy, cycling cows or heifers in a defined breeding season.
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Computed tomography of the skull in horses
Learn the value of Computed tomography of the skull in horses.
Normal Sag
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in lame horses
Advantages of using Magnetic Resonance Imaging to determine the cause of lameness in horses.
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