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Stagonospora on timothy leaf from the tip to this position near the base of the leaf.
Why are the Leaves in My Grass Hay Dying? - Articles Articles
Browning leaves and a pale green color in timothy and orchardgrass may be an indication of fungal infection. More
Cattle on Feed
Weaning Rations for Beef Steers for Two Rates of Gain - Articles Articles

Weaning Rations for Beef Steers for Two Rates of Gain

Daniel M. Kniffen, John W. Comerford

These rations are based on calves receiving an average grass/legume hay that is .28 mcal/lb NEg and 10% crude protein. More
Urea in Beef Cattle Rations
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Urea in Beef Cattle Rations

Daniel M. Kniffen

Feed-grade urea can be an effective source of protein in beef cattle diets. More
Influence of Temperature on Feed Requirements of Beef Cows
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Influence of Temperature on Feed Requirements of Beef Cows

Daniel M. Kniffen, John W. Comerford

Here are some basic rules to evaluate the feed requirements of beef cows during the winter. More
Cows with calves on grass
Green Grass Calving - Articles Articles

Green Grass Calving

Daniel M. Kniffen, John W. Comerford

There are many advantages to green grass calving when compared to late winter early spring calving. More
Causes of Vaccine Failure in Beef Cattle
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Causes of Vaccine Failure in Beef Cattle

Daniel M. Kniffen, John W. Comerford

Vaccine failure can be reduced by understanding cattle status, using good vaccination management using the right vaccines at the right time. More
Colostrum and Calf Productivity: A Review
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Colostrum and Calf Productivity: A Review

Daniel M. Kniffen, John W. Comerford

Recent studies at Penn State have shown that 20-25% of veal and dairy-beef calves do not receive colostrum prior to sale. More
Feeding Small Grains to Beef Cattle
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Feeding Small Grains to Beef Cattle

Daniel M. Kniffen, John W. Comerford

The high price of corn has many cattle feeders investigating the use of alternative small grains in cattle rations. More
Beef Herd Health
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Beef Herd Health

Daniel M. Kniffen

Herd Health is a prime example of “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. More
The Most Valuable Investment in the Beef Herd - The Bull
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The Most Valuable Investment in the Beef Herd - The Bull

Daniel M. Kniffen, John W. Comerford

This article discusses the decision-making process in buying a bull. More
Reproduction by the Numbers
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Reproduction by the Numbers

Daniel M. Kniffen, John W. Comerford

This article will highlight some of the “numbers” to be considered to be both reproductively efficient and profitable. More
Minerals for Beef Cows
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Minerals for Beef Cows

Daniel M. Kniffen, John W. Comerford

Proper mineral nutrition for beef cows contributes to animal performance. Based on analysis the beef industry over feeds minerals. More
Winter Canola in Pennsylvania: Production and Agronomic Recommendations
Winter Canola in Pennsylvania: Production and Agronomic Recommendations - Articles Articles
Canola’s origin dates back to an oilseed crop grown in the 13th century called rapeseed. More
Spring Canola in Pennsylvania: Production and Agronomic Recommendations
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Canola’s origins date back to an oilseed crop called rapeseed, which was grown in the thirteenth century. More
Camelina Production and Potential in Pennsylvania
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Camelina Production and Potential in Pennsylvania

Joel Hunter, Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

Camelina (Camelina sativa L.) was first cultivated in northern Europe during the Bronze Age. More