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Industry News

USCA Affirms Support For Farmer Fair Practices Rules In Public Comments

On Friday, the United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) submitted public comments on the Farmer Fair Practices Rules on behalf of…

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Cattlemen Call On USDA To Withdraw Damaging GIPSA Rules

Today, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association called on USDA to withdraw the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Act interim final and proposed rules, collectively labeled with…

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Discussions Begin Heating Up For the 2018 Farm Bill: What Does It Mean For The Cattle Industry?

By: Brian R. Williams, Assistant Extension Professor Department of Agricultural Economics, Mississippi State Universtity The 2016 elections are now a…

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Cow / Calf Corner

Try To Avoid Body Condition Loss Now

By: Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist Cows in some Midwestern herds are calving (or already have calved)…

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Preparing Bulls For The Breeding Season

To maximize herd bull performance this breeding season, SDSU Extension encourages cattle producers to evaluate their bulls’ nutritional status and…

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Let Cows’ Physiology Guide Calving Check Schedule

Wireless cameras in the calving barn mean producers can monitor cows and heifers without leaving the warmth of the house.…

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Stocker Special

Spring Is A Good Time To Scout Pastures For Toxic Weeds

By: Jennifer Bearden, Agriculture Agent, Okaloosa County Spring is a good time to walk your pastures to scout for toxic…

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In Search Of The Elusive Stocker Industry

By: Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist The stocker sector is the most diverse and least understood…

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Docility Performance Or Convenience Trait?

Historical results have shown docile cattle tend to perform better in the feedyard. But could the performance woes of flighty…

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Company News

Large Rectangular Bale Squeeze

Worksaver, Inc. offers two new large rectangular bale squeeze models for handling large wrapped or unwrapped rectangular bales, the SSBS-48D…

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INFORCE 3 New Approval

INFORCE 3, the top selling cattle vaccine on the market, has earned a single nostril administration claim to make it…

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Vitalix Launches Equine Lick Tub With Strong Animals® Technologies

Vitalix announced today that they have launched a new equine lick tub, Equine DEveloper, that promotes immunity and overall health…

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Feedlot Focus

Bigger, Better Beef Herds

By: Hannah Johlman A bigger beef cattle herd. A younger cow herd. In the face of declining cattle prices, these…

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Scoring For Better Bunk Management

Consistent growth and sustainable performance are two of the pieces of the puzzle to a successful pen of cattle. Keeping…

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7 Tips For Proper Silage Feedout

Silage is a great way to store crops for use as cattle feed, but protecting it and using proper feedout…

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Marketing & Management

Managing Managers

By: Don Tyler For many feedlot owners and managers, employee management has enough challenges of its own, and managing managers…

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Navigating Changing Labor Rules

By: Terri Queck-Matzie A U.S. Department of Labor rule expanding mandatory overtime pay for salaried employees has been put on…

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Make The Most Of Your Veterinary Relationship

By: Heather Smith Thomas It pays to have a good working relationship with a veterinarian who can answer questions and…

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Beef Bites

Have a busy week going on and need something quick for supper? Give this 30 Minute One Pan Beef Penne…

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