Cattle Industry News
Kris Kohl, Iowa State University Extension agricultural engineering field specialist, compiled this summary document of the most up-to-date information on Senate File 432. As SF 432 has not been finalized yet, the ruling outlined below is still subject to change.
Winter manure application and stockpiling regulations
The Ranch Rake brush rake introduced by M&M Engineered Products is one of the most useful new tools for compact tractors today. This heavy-duty brush rake allows users to tear through material quickly and efficiently. It has a very large capacity for moving great amounts of material in one load, lowering the number of movements needed by the loader. Made of high tensile strength materials, the Ranch Rake is designed to work efficiently and is built for longevity.
By: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191
Conference speakers to address lessons learned from Hurricane Ike COLLEGE STATION – How do you dispose of thousands of dead cattle legally, quickly, economically and safely? This was the question for Texas government officials and Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel after Hurricane Ike in 2008. "We believe about 4,800 adult cattle were lost and 5,600 calves were lost in the surge zone after Hurricane Ike," said Dee Ellis, assistant state veterinarian, Texas Animal Health Commission.