Tag Archive for: Pigs/Hogs

person operating tractor with bright sunlit backgroundUSDA

Extreme Heat: Don’t Let Summer Be a Bummer

By Luz Ballesteros Gonzalez and Darron Gaus, NCAT Agriculture…
Sistla Sheep

Episode 216. Sheep and the Sun: Solar Grazing with Lexie Hain

Got sheep (or other livestock)? This week, we're spotlighting…
Cattle getting shade under a tree.

Throw Some Shade: Protecting Livestock from Heat Stress

By Nina Prater, NCAT Agriculture Specialist As the summer…
Cow at frozen pond

Providing Water to Livestock in Frigid Weather

Weather events bring all sorts of challenges to livestock producers, but perhaps none more than severe winter weather. The bitterly cold temperatures in February 2021 sparked a conversation among NCAT Livestock Specialists about how we provide water to stock during such times.
By Linda Coffey, Margo Hale, and Dave Scott, NCAT Livestock Specialists

Episode 295. In the Pigpen with Mike and Linda—20 Questions About Pastured Hogs

In this episode of Voices from the Field, NCAT Agriculture Specialist…
Lucy the sow getting back scratches

The Life and Death of Lucy the Sow

By Nina Prater, NCAT Agriculture Specialist “Farms are businesses,”…
Beef cattle in the pasture
a sow with piglets
Sheep manure in a cover cropped walnut alley. This farmer stopped grazing sheep in their walnut orchard due to the potential risk (and liability) of contamination by pathogens from undecomposed manure contacting walnuts during harvest.
Linda Coffey checking for signs of illness in goat
Piglets in line at Prater Farm

Tag Archive for: Pigs/Hogs

person operating tractor with bright sunlit backgroundUSDA

Extreme Heat: Don’t Let Summer Be a Bummer

By Luz Ballesteros Gonzalez and Darron Gaus, NCAT Agriculture…
Sistla Sheep

Episode 216. Sheep and the Sun: Solar Grazing with Lexie Hain

Got sheep (or other livestock)? This week, we're spotlighting…
Cattle getting shade under a tree.

Throw Some Shade: Protecting Livestock from Heat Stress

By Nina Prater, NCAT Agriculture Specialist As the summer…
Cow at frozen pond

Providing Water to Livestock in Frigid Weather

Weather events bring all sorts of challenges to livestock producers, but perhaps none more than severe winter weather. The bitterly cold temperatures in February 2021 sparked a conversation among NCAT Livestock Specialists about how we provide water to stock during such times.
By Linda Coffey, Margo Hale, and Dave Scott, NCAT Livestock Specialists

Episode 295. In the Pigpen with Mike and Linda—20 Questions About Pastured Hogs

In this episode of Voices from the Field, NCAT Agriculture Specialist…
Lucy the sow getting back scratches

The Life and Death of Lucy the Sow

By Nina Prater, NCAT Agriculture Specialist “Farms are businesses,”…
Beef cattle in the pasture
a sow with piglets
Sheep manure in a cover cropped walnut alley. This farmer stopped grazing sheep in their walnut orchard due to the potential risk (and liability) of contamination by pathogens from undecomposed manure contacting walnuts during harvest.
Linda Coffey checking for signs of illness in goat
Piglets in line at Prater Farm