Senators Introduce Cover Crop Flexibility Bill
Northern AG Network
U.S. Senators John Thune (R-S.D.), a longtime member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), ranking member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, introduced the Cover Crop Flexibility Act of 2020 (S. 3479), legislation to permanently remove the prohibition on harvesting or grazing cover crops on prevented plant acres prior to November 1.
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If you are a business minded person you might be looking for other ways to extra money, farming cows for income is an alternative business you can get into. It has great returns of investment especially in the winter seasons.
One simple way of making money from farming Cows is by cattle flipping. When cattle flipping, you buy cheap cattle, feed them so they put on weight then sell them at a higher price.
The first thing to do is to purchase the cattle from auctions, cattle magazines or even online. Look for raised or feeder calves that are cheap and free from diseases. To make sure the cattle are not sick, try purchasing them from a reputable owner.
The next thing is to prepare for your livestock, the things you need to organize are shelter, meadow, hay, water and other feeds.
When beginning try to ensure you reduce your expenses. As for shelter you can go for simple windbreakers instead of expensive barns. Once your cows begin making you money you may then build larger shelters for them.
When it gets to water make sure that you have more than enough for them. A single cow can drink around 12 gallons of water each day. You may build water troughs for your cattle to drink clean water from.
Most of the cash you have prepared in raising your cows must be invested in pasture. You also have to invest a lot on hay was well, hay helps a lot in the production of meat. Alfalfa works well for meat production.
Corn is suggested when it comes to feeding you cattle, cattle just love corn and its great for fattening them up as well. Your local feed mill can help in supplying you with well mixed corn. Or you can buy cattle feeds from your local livestock store.
With these steps you sure will be on your way to farming healthy cattle for profits. Other thing you must do is get to know other livestock farmers in your area and learn how they go about making profits from their livestock.