Dale Watson
Commercial Agriculture Beef and Livestock Specialist
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Please send your comments and  suggestions to Dale Watson, Commercial Agriculture Beef and Livestock Specialist, University of Missouri Extension, 111 N. Mason, Carrollton, MO 64633, call 660-542-1792, or send messages by e-mail to: watsond@missouri.edu.
2000

* Thanks and Goodbye - 7/06/00
* Forage Supply a Concern for 2000/01 - 6/29/00
* Cell Walls Can Be Like Plywood - 6/22/00
* 304 and Counting - 6/15/00
* Managing for Drought - 6/8/00

* Pinkeye Still a Major Problem - 6/1/00
* Flies and Eyes - 5/25/00
* Summer Forage - 5/18/00

* Alternative Crops for Silage - 5/11/00
* Drought Increases The Need For Forage Management - 5/4/00
* Wheat for Roughage - 4/2700
* Seeding Decisions - 4/2000
* Hay Shed Tools - 4/1300

* Maintaining Available Forage - 4/6/00
* Energy and Herd Health - 3/30/00

* Spring Management Check List - 3/23/00
* Run Off Needed In Many Areas - 3/16/00
* The Feeding and Consumer Segments - 3/9/00
* The Cow Herd Segment - 3/2/00
* Water Tank Capacities - 2/24/00
* Heat Detection Tips - 2/17/00
* Water:  A Vital Nutrient - 2/10/00
* Not the Time to Short on Nutrition - 2/3/00

* Interpreting Forage Terminology - 1/27/00
* Management Thoughts for the Calving Season - 1/20/00

* Looking at Your Operation - 1/13/00
* Fertilizer for Pasture and Meadows - 1/6/00


1999

* Weather Provided Many Benefits - 12/30/99
* Seeding & Calving Season Just Around the Corner - 12/23/99
* Holiday Season Provides Opportunities - 12/16/99
* Red Books Are Available - 12/9/99

* Drought Has Some Positive Points - 12/2/99
* Marbles Can Be Lost in Pastures - 11/25/99

* Bale Counting a Necessity - 11/18/99
* Avoiding Weaning Problems - 11/11/99
* Hedge Balls, Acorns and Hardware - 11/4/99
* Alternatives for the 1999 Calf Crop - 10/28/99
* Low 30's Signal Winter - 10/21/99
* Marketing Or Just Selling Feeder Calves - 10/7/99
* Raindrops Provide Welcome Sound - 9/30/99
* Short Pastures Spell Long Feeding Period - 9/23/99
* Three Beef Programs Offered - 9/16/99
* Water Runoff Needed Before Winter - 9/9/99
* 2000 Calf Crop May Be Extended - 9/2/99
* Early Weaning a Possibility - 8/26/99
* Drought Feeding Strategies - 8/19/99
* Changing Agriculture - 8/12/99

* Reputation Marketing - 8/5/99
* Dry Pastures Mean Less Gain - 7/29/99
* Time For Fall Seeding - 7/22/99
* Fall Growth Follows Dormant Season - 7/15/99
* Cattle React To Hot Weather - 7/8/99
* Twine Spacing Reduces Hay Loss - 7/1/99
* Water A Must For Livestock - 6/24/99
* Pricing Hay - 6/17/99
* Central MO Site for State Beef Tour- 6/10/99
* Forage Maturity -- Quality Forage - 6/3/99
* Requirements for MO Tested Bull Sale Changed - 5/27/99
* Water Key to Grazing Management - 5/20/99
* Living with Endophyte - 5/13/99
* Keep Forages Growing - 5/6/99
* Value of Corn Silage - 4/29/99
* Flies Have Early Start for '99 - 4/15/99

* Fertility A Production Consideration - 4/8/99
* Summer Beef Cattle Feedout - 3/25/99
* Balage A Harvesting Alternative - 3/18/99
* Entry for Bull Test Set for May 1, 1999 - 3/11/99
* Calving Season in Full Swing - 3/4/99
* Water: When an Inch is More than an Inch - 2/18/99
* Winter is Not Over - 2/11/99
* Country Trails on WWW - 2/4/99
* Planning Your 1999 Forages - 1/28/99
* Moisture and Quality Forage - 1/14/99
* Watch Out For Thin Ice - 1/7/99


1998

* No Mud So Far - 12/31/98
* Pasture Planning and Marketing Pays Off - 12/10/98
* Participation in the MBHD Increases Again - 12/3/98
* Determining Your Feed Needs - 11/19/98
* Preparing for the Calving Season - 11/12/98
* Winter Grazing Tips - 11/05/98
* Time Means Money - 10/29/98
* Water - A Must for Animal Survival - 10/22/98
* Value and What it Means - 10/15/98
* Molds and Mycotoxin Need to be Remembered - 10/1/98
* Stressing the Importance of Herd Health - 9/24/98
* Prussic Acid Poisoning - 9/17/98
* Fall Health Considerations - 9/10/98


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