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Answers from the Heartland

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  • Calf and heifer specialist Angie Metcalf, along with Mike Austin, farm director, provide current and up-to-date information on how to put the Y.E.P. (Yield, Efficiency, and Profit) into your calf and heifer raising operations.

Episode List

  • Pest control on the farm

    Monday, March 26, 2012

    Rodent problems, what can we do? - What harm do they do? - What is a good control plan? - Tip of the day.

  • Refrigerator Health Check List

    Monday, March 12, 2012

    Refrigerator Health Check List Monitor the temp. - Dangers of temp being too cold. – Don’t store meds in the door. - Avoid opening and closing the door too much. Tips of the Day.

  • Heifer Breeding Tips

    Monday, March 12, 2012

    Nutrition – Knowing the right size for breeding. – Mistakes to avoid. - Tip of the Day

  • Heifer Mastitis

    Monday, February 27, 2012

    How worrisome is this? - Risk factors for untreated Mastitis. – Tip of the Day. Upcoming March Topics

  • Controlling feed Costs

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012

    Maintenance and feed costs - Bird Problems - Young Heifers - Tip of the Day

  • Parasites

    Tuesday, February 07, 2012

    Problems – Proper treatment – Tip of the day

  • Out-wintering heifers

    Monday, January 30, 2012

    Proper age and conditions - Mud problems - Tip of the day

  • Heifer hoof health

    Wednesday, January 25, 2012

    Nutrition for hoof health – Trimming – Free Stalls – Tip of the day.