Forage analysis can help determine both the nutritive value and potential toxicity of forage, as well as the need for protein and mineral supplements. Accurate analysis requires that forage be sampled properly so that representative samples are delivered to the testing laboratory. This factsheet discusses the sampling of hay bales and pastures. (2 pages)
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This course is for beginners that want to learn more about raising sheep and goats. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension specialists use videos to guide you through the first steps to get your production going.
This publication explains how diseases are transmitted and how dairy producers can establish prevention programs with proper biosecurity practices.
This manual aids in teaching beginners and experienced individuals how to properly evaluate live birds, ready-to-cook poultry, shell eggs, and processed poultry. It also includes information related to poultry production, management, and science and cooperating with others in solving poultry industry problems.
This handbook is designed for teaching both beginners and experienced individuals to properly evaluate dairy cattle based on live animal comparisons as well as pedigree information.