Industry News

Biosecurity—as easy as 1, 2, 3!

4-H members, volunteers and staff should have an understanding of basic biosecurity procedures to help limit and stop the spread…

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Entering the Summer Doldrums

By : Stephen R. Koontz, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics – Colorado State University   Memorial Day is soon…

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President Trump Not Ecstatic With China Talks

President Trump said on Tuesday he was not pleased with trade talks between the U.S. and China, but kept the…

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  Cow / Calf Corner

Four Webinars on Genetic Selection Tools for Cattle Producers now Available

  As part of the National Cattlemens’ Beef Association webinar series, the eBEEF team conducted four webinars in the spring…

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A Reminder about Forage Intake in the Nursing Calf Raised in a Limit Fed Confinement System

By Karla Jenkins, UNL Cow/Calf Stocker Specialist   A young nursing calf needs access to solid feed and water almost…

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Should You Creep Feed Your Calves This Summer?

By Randy Saner, Nebraska Extension Educator, Beef Systems and Travis Mulliniks, UNL Beef Cattle Nutritionist –Range Production Systems   Creep…

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  Stocker Special

Is it Profitable to Add Weight and Sell Heavier Feeder Calves this Year?

By : Chris Prevatt   The feeder calves with the greatest value are almost always the heavier calves, but producers…

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BY HEATHER SMITH THOMAS   Rotating livestock through pastures, providing recovery time for parcels recently grazed, can greatly increase pasture…

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  Feedlot Focus


LUVERNE, MN – A feedlot implant clinic has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 5th from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.…

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Cut Costs by Cutting BRD Re-treats

When it comes to bovine respiratory disease (BRD) treatments, it’s usually either do it right or do it twice.  By…

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Even Inoculant Application is Key for Quality Silage

  Uniform distribution of silage inoculants is an important factor in their ability to control the ensiling fermentation, and even…

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  Market Reports

  Company News

What’s Inside Your Creep Feed?

(SAINT JOSEPH, Mo., May 22, 2018) Is creep feeding your calves the right thing to do? And if so, do…

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Sensaphone Offers New Sensors to Monitor Humidity, CO2 and Dew Point in Harsh Livestock Environments

ASTON, Pa., May 17, 2018 – To keep swine, poultry, cattle and other animals healthy, livestock facility operators must maintain…

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Zoetis Announces Partnership with North American Limousin Foundation

Limousin and Lim-Flex breeders may now take advantage of more accurate GE-EPDs FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (May 10, 2018)—Zoetis announces a new partnership…

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  Marketing & Management

Who Can Work on Your Farm

By :  Emily G. Adams, Ohio State University Extension Educator, Coshocton County, Ohio (previously published in the Ag Safety S.T.A.T.…

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Management Considerations for Cattle Confinement Facilities

By : Heidi Carroll, SDSU Extension Livestock Stewardship Field Specialist & Beef Quality Assurance Coordinator, SDSU Animal Science Department, Courtesy…

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Use summer annuals to boost forage on damaged pastures

By: Joe Sellers, ISU Extension beef specialist   Hay feeding has extended and turn out to pastures has been delayed…

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  Beef News

Meat Institute and Beef Checkoff Unveil ‘Kid Pleaser’ Recipes

Washington, DC, May 23, 2018 – New kid-friendly recipes that use delicious prepared beef products to encourage children to consume more fruits…

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Bread, Milk, and Forages!

By : Allen M. Gahler, OSU Extension Educator, AgNR, Sandusky County (originally published in Ohio Farmer on-line)   Well, winter…

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