New Program for Feedlots to Manage Individual Animal Performance is set to Transform the Industry and Impact Profitability

August 11, 2020

GrowSafe Beef measures individual animal partial body weights and watering behavior while animals drink at the water trough. The technology…

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Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory Open House Online Webinar sponsored by Elanco

August 10, 2020

By : Travis Mulliniks, UNL Beef Cattle Nutritionist, Range Production Systems The 21st annual University of Nebraska–Lincoln Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory (GSL)…

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Strong Turnout of Cattle Producers Sets Important Policies for the Future

August 7, 2020

Source : ncba.org Live Cattle Marketing Committee Unanimously Passes Policy to Increase Cash Trade Levels  DENVER (July 29, 2020) –…

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NCBA Addresses Checkoff Referendum Petition

August 7, 2020

Source : ncba.org DENVER (July 27, 2020) – Today, NCBA President Marty Smith, a Florida cattle producer, released the following…

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Managing pasture into fall, during a hot, dry summer

August 11, 2020

By : Victor Shelton, NRCS State Agronomist/Grazing Specialist Heat affects people and livestock. Sometimes some shade is needed. Photo by…

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Adding Value to Cull Cows

August 10, 2020

By : Stephen Boyles, OSU Extension Beef Specialist Approximately 10 to 20 percent of the returns to a cow-calf operation…

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Heat stress in dry cows creates problems generations later

August 7, 2020

Writer : Linda Geist, MU Extension MONETT, Mo. – Offspring of heat-stressed cows show health problems in future generations, says…

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Can Metaphylaxis Use be Reduced by Technology?

August 11, 2020

BY BRUCE DERKSEN While metaphylaxis treatments have been a staple of most feedlots, society’s pressure to reduce the use of…

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Hoof care to prevent foot rot

August 10, 2020

Source : Bob Larson, K-State Research & Extension Experts discuss this common cattle condition and offer tips for prevention A…

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Cotton Byproduct Use in Beef Cattle Diets

August 7, 2020

Source : Alabama A & M & Auburn Universities Extension Cotton byproducts can offer a low-cost alternative protein and roughage…

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Nebraska Extension to Host Calf Health Management on Arrival Webinar Series

August 6, 2020

By : Erin Laborie, Nebraska Extension Educator Management of nutrition and health for calves on arrival is one of the…

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Management Considerations for Backgrounding Calves

July 31, 2020

By : OSU Beef Extension Specialist If feed resources are available, backgrounding calves allows marketing them at a later time…

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Sorghum Silage – A Cost-effective Alternative for Backgrounding Weaned Cattle

June 22, 2020

By : Nicolas DiLorenzo, UF/IFAS Beef Specialist, and Federico Podversich, Graduate Student, UF Department of Animal Sciences Figure 1. Forage…

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Heat Stress – It’s Not Just About the Cattle

August 12, 2020

By Jill J. Dunkel Hot weather is tough on cattle, but it’s tough on people as well. That’s the message…

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Keeping Employees Healthy During the Pandemic

August 11, 2020

by Terri Queck-Matzie COVID-19 has changed many things, even at the feedyard. But one thing remains a constant: “Our first…

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Leafy Spurge

August 7, 2020

By : Gary Stone, Nebraska Extension Educator Leafy spurge is a non-native perennial forb. Photo credit Gary Stone. Early Detection…

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FAIRBANKS SCALES FB4000 INSTRUMENTS ENABLE PREDICTIVE CUTOFF APPLICATIONS

August 3, 2020

Predictive cutoff flow monitoring helps achieve greater accuracy in industrial filling Kansas City, MO – Fairbanks Scales Inc., the oldest…

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ADM Animal Nutrition Introduces NutriPass™ L Encapsulated Lysine

July 22, 2020

State-of-the-art, patent-pending encapsulation technique enables a more consistent and available source of lysine for ruminants CHICAGO, July 21, 2020—ADM (NYSE:…

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Deadline Fast Approaching For Comments On DGAs

August 10, 2020

Courtesy of kla.org From school nutrition programs to the advice dietitians and physicians provide, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs)…

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Dietary Guidelines Play Crucial Role for Americans

August 10, 2020

Op-Ed by Kiah Twisselman From school nutrition programs and the food we serve our nation’s service members, to the advice…

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