Apr 12, 2024

by FBN Network

It’s time to dust off those math skills as you plan for spring chemical applications. Start with a few simple calculations to ensure you have enough product in the shed to complete the job. If you do the math now, you’ll only purchase what you need and won’t have to worry about storing and handling

Apr 10, 2024

by FBN Network

As summer approaches, it’s a good time to start thinking about adding fly control solutions to your nutrition program. The newly released FBN® Grass Turnout Guide provides an essential overview to help producers prepare their cattle for grass turnout, including preventing and managing flies. Access

Apr 04, 2024

by Norm

Crop oil concentrates (COC) and non-ionic surfactants (NIS) are both adjuvants used in agriculture to improve the effectiveness of pesticides, including herbicides , insecticides , and fungicides . However, they differ in composition and function, which influences their use in various situations. Cr

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Getting Ahead of Calf Scours

Apr 01, 2024

by FBN Network

Calf scours is a top health issue for both beef and dairy calves. Dr. Steve Dudley, FBN® Head of Technical Services and a practicing veterinarian with Southwest Veterinary Services, provides tips on scours prevention to help maintain livestock health. Dr. Dudley discusses: Prevention strategies, Vac

Mar 26, 2024

by FBN Network

Chemical applications, including herbicides , fungicides , insecticides , and fertilizers , are critical to meeting a crop’s yield and quality potential. In 2023, U.S. farmers spent nearly $67 billion on fertilizers and pesticides, representing one of the top production expenses. If you’re looking f

Mar 18, 2024

by FBN Network

This panel was originally presented live at Farmer2FarmerVI in Omaha, NE. Weaning season is coming up for calves. To help livestock producers through the process of separating calves from their mothers in a manner that promotes calf health, Dr. Brian Dorcey, DVM, shares the top five missed opportuni

Mar 06, 2024

by Colin Pennington

While growers may not have control over environmental conditions and other sources of crop stress once planting is complete, they can develop a proactive crop protection strategy to fortify yield potential throughout the growing season. With this goal in mind, farmers and agronomists are always on t

Mar 04, 2024

by FBN Network

View the video below or continue reading to learn a number of helpful weaning strategies for calves from Dr. Erika Nagorske, a practicing veterinarian with FBN®'s official veterinary partner Southwest Veterinary Services. Pre-Weaning Strategies First, ensure the calves have been properly vaccinated