Coronavirus Food Aid Program (CFAP) Enrollment Begins Next Week

May 20, 2020

Yesterday USDA announced details of the Coronavirus Food Aid Program (CFAP), a relief program for farmers impacted by the coronavirus…

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Alternative Cattle Feeding Strategies in the COVID-19 Era

May 20, 2020

Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Beef Feedlot Management Associate The last few weeks have witnessed market volatility and disruptions that few,…

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USDA Announces Details of Direct Assistance to Farmers through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

May 19, 2020

Farmers and Ranchers to Receive Direct Support for Losses Related to COVID-19 (Washington, D.C., May 19, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of…

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Crisis Leadership: What Your Family Needs from You

May 19, 2020

By: Don Tyler is Owner of Tyler & Associates (www.dontyler.com) and has been an Executive and Management Coach for Ag…

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House COVID Bill Provides Key Livestock-Industry Support

May 15, 2020

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (May 14, 2020) – The Livestock Marketing Association (LMA) supports livestock provisions included in the House HEROS Act,…

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NCBA: New CFAP Details “One More Step, But Much More Needs to Be Done to Help Family-Owned Cow-Calf and Stocker Operations”

May 22, 2020

Courtesy of ncba.org WASHINGTON (May 19, 2020) — National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Marty Smith today joined President Donald…

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The Brown Stomach Worm: A $2 Billion Problem

May 21, 2020

Learn how to identify and control the most economically important parasite in today’s cattle herds DULUTH, Ga. (May 21, 2020)…

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FEEDLOT COST OF GAIN DECLINING

May 21, 2020

Courtesy of Livestock Marketing Information Center Cattle prices, both feeder and fed, have collapsed year-over-year. But, so have feedstuff costs,…

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Supply Chain Disruption, Spring Processing of Calves, Top Considerations for Processing Calves

May 22, 2020

Courtesy of KSU Beef Cattle Institute Late spring often is the time of year that cow-calf producers work their calves…

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Flies on Pastured Cattle

May 21, 2020

By : Dave Boxler, Nebraska Extension Educator As cattle producers plan for the grazing season, a very important consideration should…

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Best Management Practices for Livestock and Farm Operations to Stop the Spread of a Virus (like COVID-19)

May 22, 2020

Sources : Brian Vander Ley, DVM Epidemiologist, Great Plains Veterinary Education Center, Galen Erickson, Nebraska Extension Beef Feedlot Specialist, Rick…

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How It Works: Instrument Carcass Grading

May 20, 2020

By : Justin Rhinehart – UT Extension Beef Cattle Specialist The previous article in this “How It Works” series described…

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Backgrounding rates of gain effect carcass characteristics

May 7, 2020

By : Steve Boyles, OSU Extension Beef Specialist People are currently investigating methods to control rate of gain. Anna R.…

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Utilizing Cover Crops for Grazing: An Assessment on Economic Benefits

April 24, 2020

By : Tong Wang, SDSU Extension Advanced Production Specialist, Courtesy of extension.sdstate.edu   Cover crops are crops planted to protect…

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It is Canada thistle, not Canadian thistle . . .

May 22, 2020

By : Gary Stone, Invasive & Resistant Pest Issue Team, Nebraska Education Educator Canada thistle is a non-native perennial forb…

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What is your Competitive Advantage?

May 21, 2020

By : Aaron Berger, Nebraska Extension Beef Educator What is it about your product, skills, reputation, business structure, location or…

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Huvepharma Announces FDA-Approval for Cattle Feed Additive, Optigrid® 45 (Ractopamine Hydrochloride Type A Medicated Article)

May 22, 2020

PEACHTREE CITY, GA (May 19, 2020) — Global animal health company, Huvepharma®, has received FDA-approval for Optigrid® 45, a feed…

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Additional Bottle Sizes of Eprinex® (eprinomectin) Now Available

May 19, 2020

Boehringer Ingelheim provides cattle producers with more deworming flexibility DULUTH, Ga. (May 18, 2020) — From average daily gains and conception…

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2020 BIF ONLINE SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION OPEN

May 22, 2020

The 52nd Annual Beef Improvement Federation Symposium — Online will be hosted the week of June 8 starting at noon CDT…

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Merck Animal Health and American Hereford Association Announce Five-Year Educational Partnership

May 19, 2020

Program to support education, leadership and research initiatives MADISON, N.J., May 14, 2020 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD…

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Texas ranchers are seeing the effects of decreased capacity in meat processing plants

Missy Bonds, manager of Bonds Ranch headquartered in Saginaw, Texas, says there is no meat shortage, but a bottleneck at…

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