Tag Archive: Affect

Factors that Affect Cull Cow Prices at Auction Markets

Source: Alabama Weekly Livestock Summary Friday, October 28, 2016 Vol No. 276 Issue No. 276 Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist Some culling of beef cows occurs in most herds every year. The Beef Audits have generally shown that cull cows, bulls, and cull dairy cows make up about 20% of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/29/factors-that-affect-cull-cow-prices-at-auction-markets/

Factors that Affect Egg Production in Chickens

Proper nutrition that includes high protein and calcium levels for shell production is essential for laying hens. Photo credit: Doug Mayo Article by Hank Bignell, 4-H Agriculture and Small Farms Agent Chickens begin to produce eggs between 18-22 weeks (5 months) of age. Egg production can hit a peak at 90% in the first 8 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/02/27/factors-that-affect-egg-production-in-chickens/

Temperature Extremes Can Affect Pesticides

Exposure of pesticides to extreme temperatures (such as this jug of Roundup on ice during North Florida’s recent ice storm) can decrease their effectiveness and usability. Photo by Mike Donahoe Temperature extremes, like the unusually cold weather we have been experiencing across North Florida this winter, can have an adverse affect on many pesticide products …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/02/01/temperature-extremes-can-affect-pesticides/

Factors that Affect Corn Kernel Abortion

Source:  Mississippi Crop Situation Erick Larson, State Extension Specialist Why did the Kernels near the Ear Tip not Fill? Incomplete kernel set is something you can’t ignore when you start peeling back husks to evaluate your corn crop this time of year. Often times we wonder why those kernels near the ear tip didn’t fill …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/26/factors-that-affect-corn-kernel-abortion/