Recognizing and Managing Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle
University Extension We have experienced high temperatures and uncomfortable humidity recently. These ... people. Depending upon their level of production, temperatures as low as 65 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit can ... cause stress. The table below shows the effects of the temperature-humidity index (THI) on dairy cattle ...
Livestock Need Good Quality Drinking Water
can tell you if the feedstuff is low, medium or high quality. Do you know how your livestock water ... but levels below 3000 ppm are generally considered safe to drink. Nitrates and sulfates should be ... nitrates the level in water should be below 20 ppm as long as feedstuffs contain low nitrate levels. With ...
4-H Advisory Committee
youth to represent the county at various state level events such as Citizenship Washington Focus. This ...
Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer
6.0 or above. The optimal soil phosphorus level for forage legumes is 30 to 50 ppm Mehlich-3 and for ... grasses 20 to 30 ppm Mehlich-3. The optimal soil potassium level is 120 to 170 ppm for most of our soils ... moisture and increases the risk of soil crusting. Follow the "footprint guide" that soil should ...
Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
on soil and water, structures and facilities, or machinery systems. The program prepares students for ...
A Farm Advisory Team Can Help You Succeed
(less than one year), medium-term (one to five years), and long-term (greater than five years) goals or ... to accomplish, gauge their level of interest, discuss time commitment, and identify potential meeting ...
agricultural community and intensive monitoring, this project will test model predictions that this level of ... the way we study nature. New data collection technology, such as GPS, high-definition cameras, UAVs, ... develops training programs for both local and national High Performance Computing resources. She is also ...
(P) levels should be between 25 and 50 parts per million (ppm). The Mehlich III soil test P levels ... should be between 40 and 79 ppm. The recommended rate of potash is based upon the soil test level in ... ppm, the cation exchange capacity, and yield goal. If lime is required and the Bray P1 soil test value ...
Lab analyses that report prussic acid levels between 600-1000 ppm are potentially toxic and should be ... rotational grazing to reduce the risk of animals selectively grazing leaves that can contain high levels of ... after a frost. Nitrate levels can be tested at most labs. A forage sample analysis is worth the vet ...
What Are Your Top 5 Things To Do In Retirement
risk of heart disease and dementia and more than one in four retirees who relocate become isolated, ...