Latest News From Paul Beck

Prussic Acid in Warm Season Annuals

With the average frost date upon us, prussic acid will be (or already is) an issue in certain forages. Prussic acid is found when susceptible plants are under drought conditions or after a light frost.

Supplemental Feeding of Stockers Grazing Summer Grass

Reduced performance or ‘Summer Slump’ is associated with decreasing forage quality during the late summer.

Grass Tetany and Milk Fever in Spring Calving Cowherds

When calving in early spring with lush pastures we can find mature cows that are in otherwise good condition with unusual behaviors, unsteady gait or inability to rise—early signs of both grass tetany and milk fever.