Industry News

Livestock Groups Applaud Proposed Updates to ESA Implementation

WASHINGTON (July 19, 2018) – Ethan Lane, Executive Director of the Public Lands Council (PLC) and the National Cattlemen’s Beef…

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DeRouchey Presented ASAS Extension Award

  MANHATTAN, Kan. – Joel DeRouchey, Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry (ASI) professor, was presented the…

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Quick soil test aims to determine nitrogen need

Healthy soil contributes to healthy crops. Farmers know this, so they do what they can to ensure their soil is…

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  Cow / Calf Corner

NMSU to host national beef cattle reproduction symposium in Ruidoso Aug. 29-30

RUIDOSO – The premier national event in beef cattle reproduction management is coming to New Mexico. The premier national event…

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Our Best Winter Forage May be Stockpiled Fescue

By : Chris Penrose, OSU Extension Educator, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Morgan County (originally published in the Summer issue of…

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Short Tips to Grow Teffgrass

By : Kayla Hernandez, SDSU Extension Forages Field Specialist, SDSU Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Science Department, Courtesy of iGrow.org  …

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  Stocker Special

Considerations for Buying Feeder Calves

Health. Source. Genetics. Size. Condition. All of these are factors that cattle buyers should take into account when buying their…

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Weaning fall-born calves (remember to plan for water needs)

By : Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist   Many cow/calf operations with fall-born calves will wean…

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  Feedlot Focus

Heat Stress in Feedlot Cattle

By : Steve Boyles, OSU Extension Beef Specialist (This article derived from: Kevin F. Sullivan and Terry L. Mader. June…

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Balance vs. the trade-off

By : Justin Sexten, Ph.D., Director, Supply Development   One of the big challenges of livestock judging is explaining “balance”…

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Alternative Feeding Options For the Cattle industry

BY ROBERT JONES M.S., RUMINANT NUTRITIONIST, GREAT PLAINS LIVESTOCK CONSULTING, INC   Concerns of drought conditions going into the summer…

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  Upcoming Events

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2018 Four State Farm Show

July 20 @ 8:00 am - July 22 @ 5:00 pm
Pittsburg KS
Fri 20

OCA Annual Convention & Trade Show

July 20 @ 8:00 am - July 21 @ 5:00 pm
Norman OK
Fri 20

Get Your Kicks at the 66th Annual OCA Convention!

July 20 @ 8:00 am - July 21 @ 5:00 pm
Norman OK

  Market Reports

  Company News

Keeping Bulls Fertile During Summer’s Heat

When we think about reproduction in the herd, our first thoughts immediately shift to the cows. Are they at the…

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New 525 Twin Auger Vertical Mixer

Roto-Mix introduces their newest mixer, the 525 Vertical Mixer. This single flighted twin auger model offers dairies, cow/calf and heifer…

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ADM Announces Proposed Acquisition of Neovia, Establishing a Premier Global Leader in Value-Added Animal Nutrition Solutions

€1.535 billion addition marks another major milestone in the execution of ADM’s strategic plan and portfolio transformation Addition of Neovia,…

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  Marketing & Management

BeefTalk: A Lot Happens Around the Kitchen Table

By Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service For years, the kitchen table has been the center of planning for…

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Grazing Workshop to Feature Cover Crop Integration

ARDMORE, Okla. — Pasture management can be a challenge for landowners and agricultural producers, especially considering the complex environmental conditions…

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Watch for Grasshopper Population Outbreaks

By : Adam J. Varenhorst, Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Field Crop Entomologist, SDSU Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Science Department,…

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  Beef News

A Blast from the Past, Genetic Decisions, Yellow Fat and Niche Markets

By :  Dr. Roy Burris, Beef Extension Professor, University of Kentucky It was 1974 and I had just started my…

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KANSAS EMBARKING ON CATTLE TRACEABILITY PILOT PROJECT

Courtesy of kla.org   KLA members and staff joined Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer and Kansas Ag Secretary Jackie McClaskey June…

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