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Julie Walker

Professor & SDSU Extension Beef Specialist


Animal Science Complex 221
Animal Science-Box 2170
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007

Julie supports the citizens of South Dakota in her role as a Professor & SDSU Extension Beef Specialist at the South Dakota State University campus in Brookings.

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Also by Julie Walker

Three cattle feeding on supplemental forage near cornstalks.

Cold Temperatures Impact Forage Intake

Decreasing temperatures impact the amount of energy required by cattle. Learn some management considerations to reduce the possibility of metabolic disturbance during periods of colder weather.

A single black cow grazing late-season pasture.

Meeting Cow Requirements While Winter Grazing

Regardless of grazing strategy, it is critical that producers provide proper supplementation to allow cows to meet nutrient requirements throughout the winter grazing season.

Rows of net-wrapped round hay bales.

Best Management Practices for Reducing Dry Hay Storage Loss

When hay prices are high, proper storage is financially important. Learn some best management practices to reduce storage loss and ensure an adequate forage supply.