Industry News

2018 Farm Bill Strengthens Crop Insurance

As policymakers, commodity leaders, and insurers gathered this week for the crop insurance industry’s annual convention, recent legislative changes to…

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Beef Fest Names Winners In Feedlot, Carcass Contests

Courtesy of   Steers owned by Gary and Judy Meats from LeRoy and heifers owned by Spring Creek Ranch…

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Weekly Livestock Comments

By :  Dr. Andrew Griffith, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Tennessee FED CATTLE: Fed cattle trade…

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  Cow / Calf Corner

Targeted Feeding for Heifer Development

By : Taylor Grussing, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist, Courtesy of   Replacement heifers are traditionally kept to lead…

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Bull Selection

By : Grady Ruble, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist, Courtesy of   Bull sale season is upon us and…

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Calf Losses Before Birth a Concern

Source : Gerald Stokka, Brett Webb, and Karl Hoppe, Courtesy of NDSU Agriculture Communication Abortions can be a major concern for…

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  Stocker Special

Stocker Cattle Glamor

By : Dr. Andrew Griffith, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics   Many readers of this article know my…

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Limit Feeding: Back in Vogue?

By : Jill J. Dunkel & Miranda Reiman   From labor to health, limit feeding in the growing phase has…

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  Feedlot Focus

CAB Insider – Market Update

by Paul Dykstra Last week’s federally inspected harvest of 596,000 cattle was smaller than anticipated, with Wednesday’s head count reduced…

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Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Training in Huron on March 6, 2019

BROOKINGS, S.D. – An environmental training session for operators of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO), is set for March 6, 2019 in…

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CAB Insider

by Paul Dykstra Extreme cold conditions impacted last week’s federally inspected cattle harvest with some plant closures and fewer cattle…

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  Company News

New TruGro byLayn Line Targets Premium, Functional, Natural Ingredients for Animal Nutrition

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 20, 2019 – Layn Corp., a global leader in the vertically integrated production of quality, plant-based…

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Danuser Introduces New Python Wire Unroller

Fulton, Missouri (Feb. 20, 2019) – Danuser is introducing its new Python Wire Unroller, which easily unrolls new and Python…

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Kansas City, MO – Fairbanks Scales Inc., the oldest scale company in the U.S. and the world’s leader in weighing equipment, will…

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  Marketing & Management

Frost Seeding Now Can Improve Pasture and Hay Stands

By : Garth Ruff and Chris Penrose, OSU Extension AgNR Educators With all of the rain we have had, hay…

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Forage Varieties Matter

By : Christine Gelley, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, Noble County, OSU Extension (originally published in Progressive Forage magazine)   At A…

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Cow Share Agreements

By : Taylor Grussing, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist, Additional Authors: Jack Davis, Warren Rusche, Heather Gessner, Courtesy of  …

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  Beef News

Livestock Mortality Composting Certification

Composting livestock mortalities can be an efficient and inexpensive method of disposing of on-farm mortalities. Rendering facilities are becoming harder…

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Feeding distillers grains to cattle may affect beef tenderness early postmortem

Authors : Felipe A Ribeiro, Katherine I Domenech-Perez, Carmen J Contreras-Castillo, Kellen Hart, Nicolas J Herrera, Chris R Calkins, Courtesy…

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