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Blaire Todd Livestock Production Agent K-State Research and Extenison Post Rock District
Blaire Todd
Post Rock Extension District
Livestock Production Agent
785-738-3597

 

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Supplementaion Considerations During Drought

Supplementation Considerations During Drought

During a drought situation, non-traditional grazing opportunities often present themselves. The high price of forages often makes baling look attractive. However, in almost every situation, grazing forages presents a lower cost alternative to haying.

Test to Prevent Nitrate and Prussic Acid Poisoning

Test to Prevent Nitrate and Prussic Acid Poisoning

Management recommendations common to both prussic acid and nitrates include test first, don't gamble.

Tips for Managing Heat Stress with Blaire Todd Livestock Production Agent K-State Research and Extension

Tips for Managing Heat Stress

A Kansas State University veterinarian is urging cattle producers to beef up their plans for managing heat stress in their herds, a challenge that costs the U.S. cattle industry up to $370 million in losses each year.

Blue-Green Algae

Monitor Ponds for Blue-green Algae

Blue-green algae blooms are green and float at or just below the surface of the water. The appearance almost looks like paint in the water.