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Separating calf and dam with a fence during weaning can pay big dividends compared to traditional methods

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For calves, weaning is a little like adolescence in humans — a time of great change, a transition from calf to cow. Neither the cow nor the calf likes it.
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The Farmer’s Side of the Story: Agriculture will find a way to meet future challenges, but it won't matter if consumers don't trust the innovations

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The term “agvocacy” began popping up around the beginning of the decade as a means of urging farmers and ranchers to speak up for themselves in the sometimes contentious debates around food and the food system in the United States.
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Feral Peril: Sodium nitrite can control wild hog numbers, but first researchers must get the EPA to let them use it

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Wildlife biologists and other researchers are confident that the use of sodium nitrite will be a game changer in the ongoing war against feral pigs in Texas, the U.S. and much of the world, but it's going to be a few more years before they can unleash it.
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Return of the Quail: Popular game bird’s numbers rebounding to their highest levels in many years

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Quail are back in Texas, and the best guess is that the state will remain blessed with quail in numbers directly proportionate to how much it rains. After unprecedented rains in 2015, quail populations have rebounded to their highest levels in several years.
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Out Of Africa: Exotic, non-native warthog is the newest invasive animal to hit the Lone Star State

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You see a lot more African warthogs in Texas than you used to, which is to say you never saw warthogs in this state or even on this continent — not counting zoos — until very recently, when they started showing up on the Chaparral Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in South Texas.
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The Wild Turkey Maestro: Robert Linder's career as a symphony conductor meshed perfectly with his late-found love of hunting wild turkeys

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If there was such a thing as a stereotypical wild turkey hunter, Robert Linder wouldn't be it. He grew up in rural Arkansas but didn't hunt or fish until he was 18 — and he didn't hunt his first wild turkey until he was 55. Nor did his line of work — music teacher and symphony conductor — put him in the woods or on the water.
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Specialty melons offer the potential for more profit while using less space and fewer resources

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Grow a better melon and the world will beat a path to your door — or to your booth at the farmer's market, or the local grocery store — to get it.
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News and notes on drones, a new tarantula named for Johnny Cash, and dairy farmers recovering from Goliath

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By now, drone owners have either registered their little flying machines or they are in violation of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) law. The registration deadline for drones was Feb.19.
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All-Star Farm Team: Some notable professional athletes also made big plays in the fields of agriculture

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The term “farm team” for a minor league baseball team comes from the fact that most minor league teams in baseball’s early days played in small towns, or in rural areas. That’s not necessarily the case anymore, but when some professional athletes talk of going to the farm, they mean it in a more literal sense.
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Crossbreeding and Heterosis: Cross-breeding cattle for hybrid vigor produces superior livestock, but it also means greater profitability

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The most common breeding system for cow-calf operators in Texas is straight-breeding. The producer takes, for example, a full-blooded Angus bull and a full-blooded Angus cow to produce a pure-blooded Angus calf. It’s a simple way to do things.
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