The Case for Canola: Where is Canola Grown?

We at Resaca Sun Feeds see canola as a highly beneficial crop. This crop has several benefits within a crop rotation and is used as a high-quality feed ingredient to be added to our feeds. Over the next few months, we’ll be outlining why canola is beneficial through a...
It’s Weevil Season

It’s Weevil Season

It’s weevil season! There’s a chance you will start to see little black beetles in your feed. These are grain weevils. Don’t worry. These little bugs aren’t harmful to livestock and don’t carry disease. Grain weevils are completely safe for livestock to consume. The...
Ascites

Ascites

Have you ever found a broiler dead on its back and wondered what happened? Well, chances are that chicken had a heart attack. This isn’t terribly uncommon if you’re raising Cornish Cross broilers on pasture. They are more prone to a disease called ascites (or water...

The Value of Soil Health in Pastures

Written By Sage Dennis Some of the most common questions I am asked as a consultant at the Rodale Institute are, is soil health really that important? What do I need to do to increase my soil’s health? And, of course, is there anything to gain from changing my system...

Heat and Humidity Affect Feed Too

Spring is upon us! That means summer is just around the corner with longer, hotter days, and we cannot forget about the humidity! While this is an exciting time, we need to think about feed storage because the outside temperatures have an impact on feed’s shelf life....
It’s Grass Tetany Season?

It’s Grass Tetany Season?

While this topic has been written at least 100 times, it’s that time of year to write about it again. Yep, you guessed it, grass tetany (or grass staggers). While researching for this article, I reached out to a cattleman, a beef nutritionist, and a veterinarian to...