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Six new articles have been posted on 8/17 issue number 1307 of the Ohio BEEF Cattle letter: http://u.osu.edu/beef/

Are grazers and livestock producers in the driver’s seat when it comes to merchandising carbon credits? Mike Estadt explores that potential this week.

Articles this week include:

    • Carbon . . . a new source of income for grazers?
    • The effect of deworming naturally infected heifers on live weight gain, reproductive performance, and fecal egg counts
    • Manure Nutrient Management Day
    • USDA-FSA’s Livestock Indemnity Program
    • August Cattle on Feed Preview: Drought and Feeder Cattle Supplies
    • Strong Demand

Five new articles have been posted on 8/10 issue number 1306 of the Ohio BEEF Cattle letter: http://u.osu.edu/beef/

By mid-next year several livestock antibiotics that have typically been available over the counter such as oxytetracycline and penicillin will require a prescription. This week Tim McDermott explains.

Articles this week include:

    • Changes to livestock antibiotics coming next year
    • Plan Now for Fall Fertilization of Perennial Forages
    • “Be sure and close the gate, son” – Managing our pastures during drought
    • Stockpiling for Winter Grazing
    • Fed Cattle Insurance

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