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Meadowlark District

Livestock and Natural Resources

Meadowlark Extension District provides science-based, objective information to help farmers and ranchers make informed decisions about raising livestock sustainably, while protecting our natural resources.


KSU Beef
KSU Beef Cattle Institute
Beef Improvement Federation
American Sheep Industry
American Goat Federation
Kansas Dairy Association
KSU Swine
What to do with Dead Livestock
Fly Control
Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy Brochure
EHM Frequently Asked Questions
Avian Influenza
MARC Heat Index for Livestock
Beef Sire Selection Guide

Natural Resources

Weather Data Library - Mesonet
Blue Green Algae Jar Test
Blue Green Algae Study
Aquatic Weed Control
Private Drinking Water Wells
Testing of Private Water Wells
Kansas Center for Ag Resources and the Environment (KCARE)

Farm Management

Custom Rates
Leasing      Landowlner Permission Cards
Beef Basis


Kansas Hay Market Report
Kansas Hay Exchange
Kansas Grazing Exchange
Crop Residue Exchange
National Forage Testing Association
Broomsedge Bluestem

News Articles

Does Your Stocking Rate Need Adjusting?
How Far Should Cattle Walk to Water?
Limited Forage Availability, Now What?
Lambing & Kidding Reminders
Cold Hardy Cattle   Audio File
What is an EPD?
Where Have All The Eggs Gone?
Winter Vitamin A and E for Beef Cows
Winter Mineral Nutrition
What's Your CRP Forage Worth?     Audio File
Livestock Risk Protection - Management Considerations
Geotextile Fabric

Using Geotextile Fabrics for Feeding & Traffice Surfaces

Economics of Winter Protein Supplementation
Cowherd Supplement Considerations
Can We Feed Through Winter?
Nitrates & Prussic Acid
Bovine Anaplasmosis
Veterinary Feed Directive
Body Condition Score

BCS Beef
BCS Goats
BCS Sheep
BCS Swine

Evaluating the Mouths You Feed
Early Weaning Benefits to Cows
      Tailgate Talk Flyer
Economic & Environmental Sustainability for Generations
Woody Expansion is a National Rangeland Crisis
     E-1054-WoodyEncroachment Publication
     Threat reduction video
Take Away From a Trip to Nebraska
Forage Sampling & Analysis
Value of Early Pregnancy Detection
Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Serotype 2
Meat Yield of a Carcass
     Tennessee Beef Publication
     Oklahoma Pork Publication
     Wisconsin Sheep Publication
Heat Stress in Livestock
Ammoniating Low Quality Forages

Informational Videos

Forage Sampling & Nutritional Analysis
     Part 1
     Part 2
     Part 3
     Part 4

Ross Mosteller 

Ross Mosteller

District Agent - Livestock & Natural Resources
Seneca Office
1500 Community Dr
Seneca, KS  66538
Phone:  785-336-2184
Fax:  785-336-6060