Industry News

Cattle and beef trade: 2018 summary, part 2

By : Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist   Total U.S. beef imports were 3.0 billion…

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Cold Spring

By : Grant Dewell, ISU Extension beef veterinarian The Polar Vortex that hit Iowa in January and then persisted through…

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2018 Beef Exports Record-Large; Pork Export Volume Just Short of 2017 Record

Last year U.S. beef exports shattered the previous value record and achieved a new high for volume, according to year-end…

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  Cow / Calf Corner

Waiting for Grass

By : Dr. Jeff Lehmkuhler, Associate Extension Professor, University of Kentucky   As spring approaches there a few things to…

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The third stage of calving: shedding of fetal membranes

By : Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist   The process of “calving” or parturition in beef…

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Online Calving Management Guide Available

  By : Grant Dewell, ISU Extension beef veterinarianIn the beef industry, calving management is critical to production and profitability…

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  Stocker Special

How Nutrition Plays a Key Role in Animal Gains

When it comes to your cattle feeding operation, pounds matter. The more pounds your animal gains in a shorter period…

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Natural Ways to Help Reduce the Risk of Bovine Respiratory Disease

It can be a challenge to keep stocker cattle healthy. Temperature swings, moisture, poor ventilation and commingling with calves from…

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  Feedlot Focus

CAB Insider: Market Update

Market Update by Paul Dykstra Last week’s federally inspected cattle harvest was curtailed by temporary shutdowns at several Nebraska packing…

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Record beef exports despite trade challenges

By : Miranda Reiman If you’ve never eaten beef lips, you’re proof of this beef export truth: “It’s all about putting…

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Gains slip as costs rise

by Paul Dykstra, Ph.D., Certified Angus Beef Heavy winter precipitation has continued at intervals spanning December through early March while…

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  Upcoming Events

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AgriLife Extension organizing Grass Grazing and Animal Management School

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - November 20 @ 5:00 pm
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Mid-South Stocker Conference coming March 21

March 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Clarksville Tennessee
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  Company News


Kansas City, MO – Fairbanks Scales, Inc., the oldest scale company in the U.S. and the world’s leader in weighing…

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NEW Galileo AgriCup tire debut

Galileo Wheel, cutting-edge developers of next generation farming and construction equipment, are due to launch their new Galileo AgriCup tire…

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Sensaphone 1800 Provides Easy, Affordable Monitoring of Livestock Facilities

ASTON, Pa., March 11, 2019 — For many livestock operations, having personnel on premises 24 hours a day to keep an…

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  Marketing & Management

Weed Management Considerations Following a Wet Winter

By : Dr. J.D. Green, Extension Weed Scientist, University of Kentucky   Extensive wet weather conditions during the past fall…

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March Snow Brings April Mud

  By : Kris Kohl, ISU Extension Ag Engineering SpecialistWe have just finished a very snowy, cold February, and March…

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10 Simple Amenities That Will Boost Employee Morale

By : Tracey Erickson, SDSU Extension Dairy Field Specialist, Courtesy of   Within the dairy and livestock industry we…

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  Beef News

How Shortening Your Calving Intervals Impacts Profitability

When it comes to your cow herd’s reproductive performance, shortened calving intervals should be a proactive part of your management…

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Visual Degree of Doneness Has an Impact on Palatability Ratings of Consumers Who Had Differing Degree of Doneness Preferences

Authors : L. L. Prill, L. N. Drey, J. L. Vipham, M. D. Chao, J. M. Gonzalez, T. A. Houser,…

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