Animal Agriculture



June 23, 2017

Annual Forage Insurance allows producers who are growing annual forages for feed or fodder to insure for precipitation. Dr. Jay Parsons explains how the insurance works and options available for use.

April 12, 2017

The Feed Cost Cow-Q-Lator is an Excel based spreadsheet tool that compares feeds to one another on a dry matter basis to evaluate which feeds are most economical.

March 22, 2017

Cover Crops and Early Maturing Corn and Soybean Hybrids/Varieties - Roger Elmore, Nebraska Extension Cropping

February 28, 2017

Dr. Jerry Volesky discusses methods for grazing annual forages in Nebraska.

February 28, 2017

Dr. Jerry Volesky discusses cool and warm season annual forage research conducted in Nebraska. Dr. Volesky also discusses principles to know when planting annual forages for hay or grazing.

February 28, 2017

Bethany Johnston describes how to utilize the GrassSnap App to monitor rangeland and pasture.

February 27, 2017

Damaged or deteriorating sugar beets can be utilized as cattle feed. Dr. Karla Jenkins discusses the feed quality of sugar beets, methods for processing, storing and feeding sugar beets to cattle.

February 1, 2017

Dave Boxler discusses the impact of lice on cattle as well as management strategies for control.

October 10, 2016

Determining a "fair" beef cow-calf lease or share agreement requires that both parties understand what each is contributing to the production of weaned calves.

August 23, 2016

Explains enteric methane (natural to all ruminants), factors affecting enteric methane in beef cattle production, and more. Kristin Hales, PhD, PAS Research Animal Scientist U.S. Meat Animal Research Center Clay Center, NE recorded August 2016

July 13, 2016

Rob Eirich, Nebraska Extension Beef Educator discusses the Veterinary Feed Directive, providing information cattle producers should be aware of and how to be in compliance with requirements.

July 13, 2016

Bob Charley, Lallemand Animal Nutrition Presented at the Silage for Beef Cattle Conference, June 2016. Sponsored by Lallemand Animal Nutrition, University of Nebraska Extension, Iowa Beef Center. Held at the UNL Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center, near Mead, NE. view full session video: