Producers should provide high risk baby calves (born to thin first calf heifers or calves that endured a difficult birth) at least 2 quarts of fresh or thawed colostrum within the first 6 hours of life and another 2 qua
Fescue is hardy, but can harbor a fungus that causes health issues for cattle. It also crowds out native plants, which can harm pollinator populations. A Virginia Tech study aims to solve both problems.
Ken Odde, former Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry (ASI) department head and current professor, was presented the Jay B. Dillingham Award for Agricultural Leadership and Excellence Award.