Industry News

Cattle Health, Nutrition and Their Role in Implant Program Success

Help implant programs perform at greatest potential    Beef producers can help improve implant program success by prioritizing the health…

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Proper Timing of Pasture Turnout Critical for Drought Recovery

North Dakota’s drought-stressed pastures, especially pastures stressed during  the fall of 2017, should receive special care this spring to help…

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New Study Quantifies Animal Health Industry’s Economic and Social Contributions to the U.S.

Washington, DC, March 15, 2018 — A comprehensive new study, “The Economic and Social Contributions of the Animal Health Industry,”…

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  Cow / Calf Corner

The Value of Selling Steer Calves vs Bull Calves

By : Dr. Kenny Burdine, Livestock Marketing Specialist, University of Kentucky Producers will often ask about the magnitude of the…

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What Are Your Priorities?

By : John F. Grimes, OSU Extension Beef Coordinator   Calving season is underway to some degree for many producers.…

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Bull Sale Homework Requirements

By : Taylor Grussing, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist, SDSU Animal Science Department, Courtesy of   Selecting new herd…

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  Stocker Special

Capturing Value in Cropping Systems Using Cattle

By Kristen Ulmer, Nebraska Extension Educator and Mary Drewnoski, UNL Beef Systems Specialist   There are many challenges and opportunities…

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A Little Background May Help

By : Justin Sexten, Ph.D., Director, CAB Supply Development   Let’s say you weaned calves last fall but didn’t sell.…

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  Feedlot Focus

Lallemand News Feed: Your Gut Instinct to Minimize Disease

When producers spot a sick animal, they often begin to closely monitor water and feed intake. That instinct is right…

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On-Arrival Vaccination vs Delayed Vaccination

By : JILL J. DUNKEL In high risk calves, research shows delayed vaccination strategies could trigger an improved immune response…

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WHY Antibiotics Fail Hint: It’s probably not the drug’s fault

By : Michelle Arnold, DVM, DABVP Ruminant Extension Veterinarian, University of Kentucky   Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) continues to be…

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  Upcoming Events

Fri 23

2018 Cattle Raisers Convention & Expo

March 23 @ 8:00 am - March 25 @ 5:00 pm
Houston TX
Fri 23

Cattle Raisers Convention

March 23 @ 8:00 am - March 25 @ 11:30 am
Houston TX
Tue 27

AgriPlex Ag Day set March 27 in Ballinger

March 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Ballinger Texas

  Market Reports

  Company News

Brookside Agra’s Calf-Rescue™ Oral Nutritional Supplement Gives Calves Boost They Need at Birth, Weaning

(O’Fallon, IL, March 13, 2018) – With the spring calving season in full swing, Calf-Rescue™ from Brookside Agra can give…

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Lallemand Animal Nutrition, Progressive Agriculture Foundation Partner to Improve Silage Safety

MILWAUKEE – March 13, 2018 – Lallemand Animal Nutrition and the Progressive Agriculture Foundation are teaming up to offer silage…

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Enhance Pregnancies this Breeding Season to Yield Positive Results at Weaning

Omega-3 and Omega-6 Essential Fatty Acids are a simple and effective part of  management strategies aimed to improve beef herd…

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  Marketing & Management

Controlling Pocket Gophers in Hay Fields

  The Southeastern Pocket Gopher, Geomys pinetis, sometimes called “Sandy-Mounders,”  is a native rodent wildlife species in most of Florida,…

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Time to Re-Visit Drought Plans for the Ranch: March 2018 Update

By : Sean Kelly, SDSU Extension Range Management Field Specialist, SDSU Natural Resource Management Department, Courtesy of    …

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Lincoln, Nebraska, March 15, 2018 – The average for Nebraska agricultural land values has declined by 3 percent over the…

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  Beef News

Environmentally friendly cattle production (really)

Contact(s): Layne Cameron Media Communications,  Jason Rowntree Animal Science, Courtesy of Michigan State University Three hundred years ago, enormous herds…

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By: Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Cow-calf producers use a variety of efficiency measures to help manage production systems.…

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