Industry News

U.S. and Japan Begin Trade Talks; Deal with China Inches Closer

Source : Texas Cattle Feeders Association   On Monday, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer hosted Japanese Economic Minister Toshimitsu Motegi…

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Record April feedlot inventories

By : Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist   The latest USDA-NASS Cattle on Feed report…

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USDA Announces Emergency Grazing on CRP Acres in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 10, 2019 – USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Amanda De Jong today announced…

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  Cow / Calf Corner

K-State veterinarian urges producers to conduct bull soundness exam

Written by : Pat Melgares, K-State Research & Extension Kansas State University beef extension veterinarian A.J. Tarpoff says cow-calf producers…

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I Normally Like Ribs . . .

By : Dr. Les Anderson, Beef Extension Specialist, University of Kentucky Jeff, Darrh, and I were chatting the other day…

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Using artificial insemination in very warm weather

By : Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist As the breeding season for spring calving herds is…

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  Stocker Special

Better spring forage conditions in Oklahoma

By : Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist   It was just about one year ago…

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Grazing for Good

By Jill J. Dunkel   A holistic planned grazing system utilized by two Texas ranchers improves the land and profit…

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  Feedlot Focus

Market Update

By : Paul Dykstra   Fed cattle last week traded in a similar pattern to the week prior with Kansas…

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Resources to Help Effectively Manage BRD

Consult these resources to help more effectively manage bovine respiratory disease (BRD) in the coming year   Managing bovine respiratory…

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Mud and Lameness in Beef Cattle

By : Alvaro Garcia, SDSU Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Director & Professor, Courtesy of   Melting snow…

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We have responded to the expressed interest within the wildlife and ranching communities; and by teaming up with two respected instructors…

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Nutrition Keeps Calves Healthy, Performing on the Last Frontier

(SAINT JOSEPH, Mo., March 28, 2019) Northern Minnesota. Picture it. Lakes and woodlands. Prime hunting and fishing. The great outdoors.…

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Chute-side vaccine cooler a useful tool for cattle producers

    Coolers can be easily modified for syringes and are important in maintaining vaccine efficiency when chute-side working cattle.…

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  Marketing & Management

Dealing with Winter Injured Forage Stands

By : Mark Sulc, OSU Extension Forage Specialist Reports from around the state suggest we have many injured forage stands.…

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Bill to Address Rural Veterinary Shortages

Source : Texas Cattle Feeders Association Earlier this week Senators Mike Crapo (R-Ida.) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) reintroduced bipartisan legislation…

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Animal Health Product Failure: Due to Storage and Handling

By : Sandy Stuttgen, DVM, UW-Extension Agriculture Agent, Taylor County As you use animal health products, keep in mind your…

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  Beef News

USDA to Phase Out Metal NUES Tags

Source : Texas Cattle Feeders Association   USDA has released a plan to phase out the National Uniform Eartagging System…

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Census Observations

By : Matthew A. Diersen, Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Economics, South Dakota State University   The 2017 Census…

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