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  Industry News

Secretary Perdue Announces $9.4 Million to Support Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers

Courtesy of usda.gov   (Washington, D.C., October 12, 2018) – Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the…

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NCBA Continues To Push For FMD Vaccine Bank In Farm Bill As Negotiations Continue

Courtesy of kla.org   U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts and his conference committee colleagues announced last week the new Farm Bill…

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Market offering flexibility for calf marketing

By : Lee Schulz, ISU Extension livestock economistCow-calf producers looking to sell calves in the next several weeks have benefited from…

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  Cow / Calf Corner

Cull Cow Marketing Decisions

By : Heather Gessner, SDSU Extension Livestock Business Management Field Specialist, SDSU Economics Department, Courtesy of iGrow.org   Fall weather…

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The Real Cost of Limiting Nutrients

By : Dr. Les Anderson, Beef Extension Specialists, University of Kentucky Fall is rapidly approaching and all cow-calf producers need…

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Too much, too early

By : Justin Sexten, Ph.D., Director, Supply Development   Fall- and spring-calving herd managers don’t often find themselves facing the…

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  Stocker Special

Growing weaned heifers on wheat pasture

By : Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist   Many areas of Oklahoma have grown some wheat…

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Cut Retreat Costs Without Cutting Corners

Cattle producers looking to increase their margin always have an eye on reducing expenses. A line item that always stings…

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  Feedlot Focus

Using High Quality Alfalfa in Growing and Finishing Rations

Written by: Bill Halfman, UW Extension Agriculture Agent, Monroe County, article also appeared in Wisconsin Agriculturist magazine and website. Discussions…

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Adding Value to Soybeans Through Cattle

By : Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Beef Feedlot Management Associate, SDSU Animal Science Department, Courtesy of iGrow.org   Does feeding…

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Oct. 3, 2018) —The 10th annual Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame banquet will be held on January 29,…

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  Upcoming Events

Mon 15

Registration Open for 2018 Stockmanship & Stewardship Regional Tour

August 24 @ 8:00 am - December 13 @ 5:00 pm
Tue 16

Oct. 16 workshop to demystify record keeping for ranchers

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Batesville Arkansas
Tue 16

TSCRA Ranching 101 – Choosing the Right Equipment

October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fort Worth TX

  Market Reports

  Company News

Save Big With New Holland

Reduce your taxable income even more in 2018, thanks to an increase in the deduction limit for Section 179. Now…

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How Nutrition Adds Value for Sellers and Buyers

As the leaves turn from green to crisp golds and yellows, it’s a reminder that fall weaning is right around…

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The Angus taste of quality

By Laura Conaway   When more cattle mean better cattle, the beef industry’s better for it. That’s the story for…

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  Marketing & Management

Biennial and Perennial Weed Control is Best in the Fall

By :  Dwight Lingenfelter, Extension Associate, Weed Science, Penn State and William S. Curran,Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of Weed Science, Penn…

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What Path Will You Choose?

By : John F. Grimes, OSU Extension Beef Coordinator   Based on reports from USDA and industry analysts such as…

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Effects of a Freeze on Forages

By : Bruce Anderson, Nebraska Extension Forage Specialist Frost causes important changes in forages so manage them carefully for safe…

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  Beef News

Beef Quality Assurance certification sessions

Offered by IBC/ISUEO beef specialists. No cost, but preregistration strongly encouraged. Organized here by geographical regions in Iowa, so check…

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Fifth Anniversary of Western South Dakota Blizzard

By : Laura Edwards, SDSU Extension State Climatologist, SDSU Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering Department, and David Ollila,  Courtesy of iGrow.org…

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