Industry News

NCBA Applauds House Passage of Farm Bill

WASHINGTON (June 21, 2018) – Today National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Kevin Kester issued the following statement in response to…

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Secretary Perdue Statement on 2018 Farm Bill Passing the House of Representatives

(Washington, D.C., June 21, 2018) — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement after the House of…

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BQA Transportation Certification to be held in Mitchell July 20, 2018

BROOKINGS, S.D. – SDSU Extension will host a Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) and Beef Quality Assurance Transportation (BQAT) Certification in Mitchell…

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  Cow / Calf Corner

Mid to late summer supplementation for fall-born replacement heifers

By : Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist   Fall born replacement heifers have been (or soon…

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Evaluating Your Mineral Program

BY DR. AIMEE N. HAFLA, PH.D., P.A.S., BEEF CATTLE NUTRITIONIST, AGRI-KING, INC   It takes more than just energy and…

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How consistent is your ration?

By : Dr. Jason Smith, Assistant Professor, UT Beef Cattle Extension Specialist   Formulation is generally at the forefront of…

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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

Decrease BRD Re-treatments. Decrease Losses.

Three ways eliminating extra pulls and re-treatments helps improve your returns By John Pollreisz, DVM, Beef Technical Services, Zoetis It’s…

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AS TOLD TO JILL J. DUNKEL   Sprinkler or mister systems are used successfully in cattle operations to provide respite…

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Implant Strategies for Calf-Fed Steers: Is Bigger Always Better?

By Erin Laborie, Nebraska Extension Educator This is a review of two research studies conducted at the University of Nebraska…

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  Company News

New ADM Animal Nutrition™ Facility Uses Industry-Leading Technology to Meet Customer Needs for Livestock Feed

DECATUR, Ill., June 18, 2018—Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today celebrated the opening of its new, high-tech feed facility…

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Featherlite’s newest enhancements to its livestock trailers offer more strength and durability

CRESCO, Iowa/June 20, 2018 — A fresh, distinctive trailer design awaits livestock owners with the introduction of Featherlite’s newly enhanced…

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How to Control Insects on Livestock Naturally

(SAINT JOSEPH, Mo., June 18, 2018) The smallest of creatures tend to be the biggest pests around livestock. The warmer days…

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  Marketing & Management

OSU Extension Releases Fact Sheet on New Tick Species

As noted last week, State Veterinarian, Rod Hall alerted us of a new tick species to be aware of.  We…

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A Comparison of Continuous vs. Management Intensive Grazing Systems

By : Brady Campbell, Program Coordinator, OSU Sheep Team, with DeVaughn Davis, Nathaniel Kinney, Kristy Payne, Dalton Shipley, OSU Animal…

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BeefTalk: How Many Cattle Should Go in the Pasture?

By Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU ExtensionCattle are in the pasture, but how many should be there?The answer to that…

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  Beef News

Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. Debuts Virtual Reality Ranch Tours at FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen

New 360-degree videos bring the cattle to the people with tours of a cow-calf operation, a feedyard and a public…

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Breaking Down Beef Cookery Methods

By : Amanda Blair, Associate Professor & SDSU Extension Meat Science Specialist, SDSU Animal Science Department, Courtesy of  …

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