DIRECT Act Gives Beef Producers More Marketing Options

July 6, 2020

Courtesy of kla.org The Direct Interstate Retail Exemption for Certain Transactions (DIRECT) Act was introduced last week. The bipartisan legislation…

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Live demonstrations highlight Texas A&M Virtual Beef Cattle Short Course Aug. 3-5

July 6, 2020

The annual Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course set for Aug. 3-5 has extended the early registration deadline to July…

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Cull Cow Market Dynamics

July 3, 2020

By : Josh Maples, Assistant Professor & Extension EconomistDepartment of Agricultural Economics, Mississippi State University No segment of the cattle…

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Plenty of beef for Independence Day

July 2, 2020

By : Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist In anticipation of July 4, estimated beef production…

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Summertime water requirements for the cow herd

July 6, 2020

By : Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist During hot summer months, the water needed for a…

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The Process of Artificially Inseminating a Cow

July 3, 2020

By : Clif Little, OSU Extension Guernsey County What are some logical steps in utilizing artificial insemination (AI) on the…

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Forage management and cow size

July 2, 2020

By : Steve Boyles, OSU Beef Extension Specialist Increased Hay Production per Cow: The increased use of the round baler and…

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CAB Insider

July 1, 2020

MARKET UPDATE By Paul Dykstra July 1, 2020 In the past few weeks the fed cattle market has brought to…

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Predicting late day feedyard deads

July 1, 2020

Increasing scientific evidence points to Ethyl carbamate (EC)—a common toxin found in fermented feeds—as a probable key contributor to late-day…

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Sign Up Available for Virtual Feedlot Short Course, July 16

June 22, 2020

BROOKINGS,S.D. – SDSU Extension will be hosting a seven-week virtual Feedlot Short Course beginning on July 16. The program is scheduled…

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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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Watch for Heat Stress, Summer Pneumonia in Beef Cattle

June 18, 2020

Sources : Karl Hoppe, Gerald Stokka and Ellen Crawford, NDSU Extension Service The combination of heat and humidity can create…

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Sourcing the Southeast

June 15, 2020

BY DR. JOE RODER, DIRECTOR, CATTLE TECHNICAL SERVICES AT HUVEPHARMA, INC. (U.S.) Management upon arrival can turn risk into reward…

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K-State plans webinar for beef producers

July 6, 2020

Source : Kansas State Department of Animal Sciences and Industry Registration is now open for a webinar that will help…

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Pasture Management, “I read on the internet that . . .”

July 3, 2020

By : Victor Shelton, NRCS State Agronomist/Grazing Specialist A promising sign of better times ahead. Photo by Ben Miller My…

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2020 Silage Beef Webinar Series Begins July 7

July 3, 2020

2020 Silage for Beef Conference will be four webinars. AMES, Iowa — Building on the success of previous cooperatively offered…

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Merck Animal Health Announces $100 Million Investment in its DeSoto, Kansas, Manufacturing Operations

June 30, 2020

DESOTO, Kan., June 29, 2020– Merck Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA, today announced…

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FDA-approval granted to Huvepharma® for estrus suppression feed additive CycleGuard® 500 (melengestrol acetate Type A liquid medicated article)

June 29, 2020

PEACHTREE CITY, GA (June 24, 2020) — Huvepharma® has received FDA-approval for CycleGuard® 500, a melengestrol acetate feed additive used…

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Weekly Livestock Comments for June 26, 2020

July 2, 2020

By : Dr. Andrew Griffith, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Tennessee FED CATTLE: Fed cattle…

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July 1, USMCA Day

July 1, 2020

The United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) goes in to effect this Wednesday, July 1st and represents a big win for cattle…

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