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Care Labels and Your Clothes
This publication explains the care symbols that must appear on all clothing. These labels indicate proper care methods--washing, drying, bleaching, ironing and dry cleaning. If clothes are damaged when specified care ...
Using Soluble Calcium to Stimulate Plant Growth
Research has shown that applying soluble calcium with urea, an ammonium form of nitrogen, can improve crop production. This publication reports the results of research with bermudagrass, rice and various vegetable crops. ...
Retained Ownership Strategies for Cattlemen
Retained ownership, or market integration, involves carrying over a production activity into the next phase of preparation for the marketplace. This publication discusses the advantages associated with this production and ...
Break-even Costs for Cow/Calf Producers
Calculating the break-even costs of production can help cow/calf producers make better management decisions for the current year or for the near future. This publication explains how to figure break-even costs.
Quick Stain Removal Guide
Many stains can be removed from clothing if treated quickly. This publication discusses pre-treating and removing stains in washable fabrics.
Managing Risk in a Dynamic World Economy
This publication provides an overview of the globalization of U.S. agriculture, with special emphasis on implications for risk management. To be successful in a rapidly changing global environment, farmers will need a clear ...
Avoiding Calving Problems
Calving difficulty, or dystocia, is influenced largely by genetics and the age of the dam. The main cause of calving problems is heavy birthweight. Solutions include selecting the right bull and mating it to properly ...
Vaccines for Farrowing Operations
Routine vaccination is necessary to control economically important swine diseases such as erysipelas, leptospirosis, parvovirus and colibacillosis. The symptoms and specific vaccines for these diseases are discussed.
Implanting Beef Calves and Stocker Cattle
Implanting beef calves offers one of the highest benefit-to-cost ratios of all the management practices available to cow/calf and stocker cattle producers. This publication offers advice on implant administration.
Catfish Ponds for Recreation
Catfish ponds can provide enjoyable outdoor recreation as well as excellent food fish. This publication explains pond preparation, stocking, feeding, water quality, off-flavor, harvesting, fish diseases, and controlling ...