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Putting the smack-down on flies

According to Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek, director of the production animal field investigations unit of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at Kansas State University, fly control isn’t just about managing parasite populations. He says it has a real financial impact on producers’ bottom lines making it an issue of dollars and cents. In a recent interview, he explained how producers can approach this problem that costs ranchers industry-wide a billion dollars annually on their own operation. Listen to Hanzlicek and Ron Hays, Oklahoma Farm Report, discuss the importance of fly control this summer and the negative impact it can have on your operation if left unmanaged, on a recent Beef Buzz podcast. Read more…

Jun 13, 2018 General Discussion