Industry News

New tool helps ag producers mitigate risk in an uncertain market

Writer : Kami Goodwin   WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A new web-based tool that provides agricultural producers with access to…

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NCBA Reaffirms Unwavering Support for Beef Checkoff

DENVER (Aug. 10, 2018) — The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) is fully committed to the Beef Checkoff Program and…

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Purdue Experts Analyze August USDA Crop Report

Writer : Chad Campbell   WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A panel of Purdue University experts and the the Indiana state…

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  Cow / Calf Corner

Timely Tips

By : Dr. Roy Burris, Beef Extension Professor, University of Kentucky   Spring-Calving Cow Herd Fescue pastures don’t generally produce…

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Increasing Retention of May Calving 2-Year Old Heifers in the Cowherd

By : Karla Jenkins, Nebraska Extension Beef Specialist in Cow/Calf Stocker Management Across the Great Plains the end of summer…

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Assemble a Calf Crop Resilient to the Challenges of Disease

By : Justin Keiffer, DVM, Clinical Veterinarian, Assistant Professor, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Department of Animal Sciences, The…

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  Stocker Special

K-State Beef Stocker Field Day scheduled for Sept. 20

Event will provide practical information to help producers make decisions in today’s dynamic beef industry   MANHATTAN, Kan. – Quality…

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K-State Beef Stocker Field Day scheduled for Sept. 20

  MANHATTAN, Kan. — Quality stocker production strategies, cattle pain management, livestock theft and a panel discussion on how silage…

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  Feedlot Focus

Managing Dust in Open Beef Feedlots

By Larry Howard, Nebraska Extension Educator Open cattle feedlots combined with hot and drier summer conditions can often times lead…

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Kernel Processing at Harvest was calculated to Improve Silage 6.5%

This article is a summary of the 2018 Nebraska Beef Cattle Report “Effects of Kernel Processing at Harvest of Brown…

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Starting Newly Weaned Calves on Feed

By Erin Laborie, Nebraska Extension Educator Proper management during the receiving phase is critical to overall health and long-term performance…

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  Upcoming Events

Thu 16

2018 North American Manure Expo is coming to Brookings August 15 and 16, 2018

August 15 @ 8:00 am - August 16 @ 5:00 pm
Brookings South Dakota
Thu 16

K-State Risk and Profit Conference will feature former U.S. chief ag trade negotiator

August 16 @ 8:00 am - August 17 @ 5:00 pm
Manhattan KS
Thu 16

2018 Risk and Profit Conference

August 16 @ 10:30 am - August 17 @ 3:00 pm
Manhattan KS

  Market Reports

  Company News

John Deere Unveils its Latest Frontier Loader Attachments and Land Planes

          OLATHE, Kan. (August 1, 2018) – John Deere has added two loader attachments and two…

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Keeping Bulls Fertile During Summer’s Heat

When we think about reproduction in the herd, our first thoughts immediately shift to the cows. Are they at the…

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New 525 Twin Auger Vertical Mixer

Roto-Mix introduces their newest mixer, the 525 Vertical Mixer. This single flighted twin auger model offers dairies, cow/calf and heifer…

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  Marketing & Management

South Dakota Feedlot Honored for Outstanding Environmental Stewardship

DENVER (August 2, 2018) – Moes Feedlot, in Watertown, S.D., has been selected as one of six regional honorees of…

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New York Farm Honored for Outstanding Environmental Stewardship

DENVER (August 2, 2018) – Thunder View Farms in Grahamsville, N.Y., has been selected as one of six regional honorees…

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Hawaii Ranch Honored for Outstanding Environmental Stewardship

DENVER (August 2, 2018) – Haleakala Ranch, in Makawao, Maui, Hawaii, has been selected as one of six regional honorees…

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  Beef News

KY CPH-45 – It’s Still the One!

By : Dr. Roy Burris, Beef Extension Professor, University of Kentucky   Kentucky’s Certified Preconditioned for Health (CPH-45) feeder calf…

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National Cattlemen’s Foundation Accepting Applications for W.D. Farr Scholarships

Support to Graduate Students Committed toBeef Industry Advancement DENVER (August 10, 2018) – The National Cattlemen’s Foundation is now accepting applications…

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