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Purchasing the New Sire

Purchasing the New Sire Adam G. Ross, Randolph County Livestock & Field Crops Agent In continuing with the EPD article from …

What Are Those Funny Little Numbers?

What Are Those Funny Little Numbers? Adam G. Ross Randolph County Livestock & Field Crops Agent When cattlemen begin that ever …

Freeze Branding - a Cool Solution

Freeze Branding – A Cool Solution Adam G. Ross, Randolph County Livestock & Field Crops Agent Everyone knows just how pesky …

Meat Goats and Randolph County

Meat Goats and Randolph County By Kaitlyn Cranford The Boer meat goats are becoming increasingly popular in Randolph County, not just …

Greetings, Randolph County!

Greetings, Randolph County by Adam Ross, Extension Agent, Livestock & Field Crops agent I am writing this piece as somewhat of …

A Little About......Hay

Forage quality and price are about as varied as what you’d find on different children’s Christmas wish lists. From …

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