Animals & Livestock
bale of hay
A Purdue University veterinarian urges livestock farmers to test their hay before relying on it as the sole ration for their cattle this year because a very wet spring delayed some harvests. Mature hay has less energy than hay cut at earlier maturity and is not likely to adequately support a cow's nutritional needs during winter, said W. Mark Hilton, clinical professor of food animal production medicine.
On Friday (Oct. 9) the Purdue University Board of Trustees approved naming the Hall of Animal Sciences and the Center for Experiential Learning - facilities scheduled to open in 2017 - for the Creighton Brothers founders and Land O' Lakes, respectively, in recognition of their gifts.
Most hunters are busily making last minute preparations on food plots, hanging tree stands, and honing their marksman skills in hopes they have a chance for that buck of a lifetime. Now experts show how to score your White-tailed deer in this new video.
Five Purdue Extension agricultural economists will be among industry experts taking questions from the audience during the new "Question the Authorities" sessions at this year's Farm Science Review, Sept. 22-24 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio