Industry News

China not a factor in U.S. beef exports…yet

By : Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist   The latest beef trade data for November…

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TRUMP KEEPS COMMENTS NEUTRAL ON FUTURE OF NAFTA

President Donald Trump did little to ease agriculture’s anxiety over the fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)…

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New vaccine handling pub and Crush Margin app available — both at no charge

Vaccines: Handle with Care, written by ISU Extension beef veterinarian Grant Dewell, highlights how to transport, store and use vaccines…

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  Cow / Calf Corner

When do we intervene and assist a cow or heifer in labor?

By : Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist   Before the spring calving season commences, now is…

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BeefTalk: Shop Around; Cattle Eat More Than Hay

By Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service Managing feed resources is the biggest challenge when winter weather changes daily,…

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How does your herd stack up?

Benchmarking is a unique tool that allows producers to compare their enterprise’s strengths and weaknesses to other herds. In addition,…

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  Stocker Special

American Hereford Association Releases BOLT Genetic Evaluation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The American Hereford Association (AHA) released the first updated expected progeny differences (EPDs) and corresponding accuracies using…

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5 Factors to Consider Before Buying Livestock Scales

By : Kevin Hill, content editor and online marketing manager at Quality Scales Unlimited   If you are a farmer…

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  Feedlot Focus

SDSU Extension Provides Easy-To-Use Tool to Help Producers

BROOKINGS, S.D. – SDSU Extension developed the Livestock Decision Aid tool to help livestock producers make management decisions faster and more accurately.…

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Considerations for Retained Ownership of Feeder Cattle

Prepared by: Dr. John Comerford, Retired Extension Beef specialist, Penn State Two options for management of weaned calves include moving…

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3 Beef Management Trends to Watch in 2018

Consider these influences as you execute management and nutrition plans over the next year PRINCETON, N.J. (January 2, 2018)—What does…

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Tue 16

LSU AgCenter leadership program accepting applications

January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2019
Tue 16

Precision Ag Summit Set for Jan. 15-16

January 15 @ 8:00 am - January 16 @ 5:00 pm
Tue 16

  Market Reports

  Company News

Krone Introduces New EasyCut TS 320 Mower

Memphis, TN—Introducing the new EasyCut TS 320 Pull-Type Disc Mower (without conditioner). Growers benefit from many new improvements that provide…

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How to Increase Profit with More Calves and Pounds Weaned

(SAINT JOSEPH, Mo., Jan. 3, 2018) It isn’t every calving season that a producer gets 100-percent calf crop, and accomplishes…

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Furst-McNess Company – Company strengths complement each other

Freeport, IL, December 28, 2017: Furst-McNess Company has acquired Big Gain Wisconsin LLC, based out of Lodi, Wisconsin as of…

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  Marketing & Management

Composting an option for beef mortalities

By Shawn Shouse, Kris Kohl and Kapil Arora, ISU Extension Ag Engineering field specialists Following 2008 FDA requirements to exclude…

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Cold Weather Management Options

By : Julie Walker, Associate Professor & SDSU Extension Beef Specialist, SDSU Animal Science Department, Courtesy of iGrow.org   Winter…

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What to watch and what to manage in 2018

By : Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist Continued growth in beef production in 2018 is…

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  Beef News

Beef Quality Assurance – the right thing to do and good business

By Dan Loy, IBC director   Are you trained in BQA? Are all of your employees and family members trained…

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Excellence can cut costs

By Miranda Reiman Working as a waitress throughout high school, I hated the sight of an empty table. It meant…

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