Industry News

Cattle Slaughter: What is at Play?

By : Dr. Andrew Griffith, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture   Cattle…

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Winter Weather Impacts Cattle Markets

By : Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension A major winter storm this past week extended in a belt across the…

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Merck Joins Effort to Enhance Cattle Raising through Sponsorship of Stockmanship & Stewardship Program

CENTENNIAL, CO (Jan. 3, 2019) — Thanks to new sponsorship from Merck Animal Health, up to six regional Stockmanship &…

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  Cow / Calf Corner

Your upcoming calf crop is two things: Revenue and Food

Courtesy of University of Georgia Extension   First, on the revenue side, we have discussed the importance of pre-conditioning and…

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Simplifying the Replacement Heifer Dilemma: To Buy or To Raise?

By : Grady Ruble, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist. Purchasing or raising replacement females represents a significant investment for cow/calf operations and…

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Cattlemen Announce Annual Convention Details

FORT WORTH, Texas — The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Friday announced details of their annual Cattle Raisers…

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  Stocker Special

How to Prepare a Health Management Plan for your Stockers

  Just like any group of livestock you are handling, you need a solid health management plan for your stocker…

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Mineral feeding can reduce the risk of grass tetany next spring

By : Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist   Much of Oklahoma and the Southern Plains will…

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  Feedlot Focus

Managing Cattle Through Winter Weather Conditions

By : Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Beef Feedlot Management Associate     Winter weather conditions often present challenges to cattle managers…

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NDSU Corn Silage Meeting Set

Producers will have an opportunity to learn more about growing corn for silage and feeding corn silage to cattle during…

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AMERICAN SIMMENTAL ASSOCIATION CONDUCTS CARCASS GENOTYPING PROJECT

Bozeman, MT-The American Simmental Association (ASA) recently initiated a large genotyping project to collect more carcass records and genotypes on…

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  Upcoming Events

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NDSU Feedlot School Set for Jan 23-24

January 23 @ 8:00 am - January 24 @ 5:00 pm
Carrington North Dakota
Wed 23

Master Marketer workshop in Lubbock rapidly filling

January 23 @ 8:00 am - March 7 @ 5:00 pm
Lubbock Texas
Wed 23

Webinar Outlines 2019 Market Expectations

January 23 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Fairbanks Scales Announces Six New Models of the FB6000 Weighing Instrument

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

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New John Deere L-Series Utility Wheel Loaders Primed to Take Job Sites by Storm

  Moline, Ill. (Jan. 8, 2019) — After much anticipation and countless hours of product development, John Deere unveils three…

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  Marketing & Management

Managing Limited Hay Supplies

By : Dr. Jeff Lehmkuhler, Associate Extension Professor, University of Kentucky Steps: Determine hay needs – Hay needed to overwinter a…

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Forages for Grass-Fed Beef Production

By : Dr. Gary Bates, Professor and Director, UT Beef and Forage Center, Courtesy of University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture…

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Foot Rot: Prevention and Treatment

By : Lew Strickland Extension Veterinarian , University of Tennessee Animal Science Department Earlier today, I received a call concerning…

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  Beef News

BEEF PRODUCTION IS GOOD FOR MOTHER NATURE

By : Dr. Gary Bates, Director, UT Beef and Forage Center Many of us have read news articles or heard reports…

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Cell-culture Technology and Potential Impacts on Livestock Production

By : Jonathan A. Campbell, Ph.D., Meat Extension Specialist, Tara L. Felix, Beef Extension Specialist, Elizabeth Hines, Swine Extension Specialist,…

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