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  Industry News

The Markets

In the cash market, fed cattle traded lower for the week. Feeder cattle also traded lower, with variation across weights…

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Spot, Futures and Forward Markets

By : Matthew A. Diersen, Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Economics, South Dakota State University, Courtesy of Livestock Marketing…

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U.S. and global beef trade update

By : Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist   U.S. beef trade continued the impressive performance…

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  Cow / Calf Corner

The impact of dressing percent on cull cow marketing

By : Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist   Last week’s Cow-Calf Corner newsletter discussed cull cow…

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Managed pastures pay dollar returns using skills learned in grazing schools

Source : Craig Roberts COLUMBIA, Mo. – Pastures grow green for farmers. When managed well, pastures add dollars to farms.…

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Cull Cow Marketing Decisions

By : Heather Gessner, SDSU Extension Livestock Business Management Field Specialist, SDSU Economics Department, Courtesy of iGrow.org   Fall weather…

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  Stocker Special

Growing weaned heifers on wheat pasture

By : Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist   Many areas of Oklahoma have grown some wheat…

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Cut Retreat Costs Without Cutting Corners

Cattle producers looking to increase their margin always have an eye on reducing expenses. A line item that always stings…

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  Feedlot Focus

Using High Quality Alfalfa in Growing and Finishing Rations

Written by: Bill Halfman, UW Extension Agriculture Agent, Monroe County, article also appeared in Wisconsin Agriculturist magazine and website. Discussions…

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Adding Value to Soybeans Through Cattle

By : Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Beef Feedlot Management Associate, SDSU Animal Science Department, Courtesy of iGrow.org   Does feeding…

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Oct. 3, 2018) —The 10th annual Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame banquet will be held on January 29,…

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  Upcoming Events

Wed 17

Registration Open for 2018 Stockmanship & Stewardship Regional Tour

August 24 @ 8:00 am - December 13 @ 5:00 pm
Fri 19

Register now for October 19 OSU Beef Industry Conference

October 19 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Stillwater Oklahoma
Sat 20

20th Annual Dakota Feeder Calf Show/Feedout Set

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  Market Reports

  Company News

Research shows ESTROTECT™ Breeding Indicators can help increase pregnancy rates and reduce pregnancy loss

Spring Valley, Wis. [October 15, 2018] – ESTROTECT™ Breeding Indicators are designed to help dairy and beef producers get cows…

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Save Big With New Holland

Reduce your taxable income even more in 2018, thanks to an increase in the deduction limit for Section 179. Now…

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How Nutrition Adds Value for Sellers and Buyers

As the leaves turn from green to crisp golds and yellows, it’s a reminder that fall weaning is right around…

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  Marketing & Management

Despite a Hay Making Season to Forget, Options Remain!

By : Stan Smith, OSU Extension PA, Fairfield County (originally published in The Ohio Farmer on-line) I know I’ve shared…

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Testing forage –– should you, or shouldn’t you?

Source : KSU Beef Cattle Institute   Earlier, we asked you if you test your forage. Depending on the medium…

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Evaluating data using the Pregnancy Analytics mobile app

Source :  KSU Beef Cattle Institute   The Beef Cattle Institute’s Dr. Bob Larson brings you a series of “cases”…

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  Beef News

Great Plains Grazing webinar spotlights beef cattle production in the United States

Source : Amber Campbell and  KSU Beef Cattle Institute   MANHATTAN, Kan. – Have you ever wondered where the food you…

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Beef Quality Assurance certification sessions

Offered by IBC/ISUEO beef specialists. No cost, but preregistration strongly encouraged. Organized here by geographical regions in Iowa, so check…

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