Archive for September 2016

Merck Animal Health Launches Beef Sustainability Calculator App

MADISON, N.J., Sept. 27, 2016 – Merck Animal Health is pleased to announce the launch of a new app, the Meat Sustainability Calculator, which is designed to help producers, suppliers and others in the food chain better understand how the beef production systems and technologies they use impact the environment. The app was created in…

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Beef Bites

Have a crazy weekend ahead? Throw this Slow Cooked Beef & Vegetable Stew in the crock pot! • 2 pounds Beef Chuck (cut into 1 inch cubes) • ¼ cup Flour • Kosher Salt • Freshly Ground Black Pepper • 1 teaspoon Paprika • Olive Oil • 2 small Onions (cut into 1 inch cubes)…

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Stocker purchase opportunities

By: Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist Stocker producers have numerous decisions to make when purchasing stocker cattle including the weight, gender, and quality of cattle to buy.  The appropriate choice for individual producers depends on the objectives of the stocker program and the type of production system.  Feeder cattle price…

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Interval feeding of protein supplement to cows on range

By: Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist Dry, pregnant beef cows grazing low quality warm season pastures in late summer, fall, and early winter are usually supplemented with high protein supplements.  It would be desirable to feed the supplement at less frequent intervals (than daily) to reduce labor and equipment costs. A…

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Livestock biosecurity to be featured during 3i Show

DODGE CITY, Kan. — Growing and raising food to feed a growing world population is an important job and a huge undertaking for all farmers and ranchers. Besides the task of raising a wholesome food product, producers are also responsible for keeping that food supply safe. That task may seem daunting to many. K-State Research…

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Put Pregnancy Analytics to work for you

We are making it easier for producers and veterinarians to manage pregnancy diagnosis information with a new mobile app – Pregnancy Analytics. Designed to serve as an instant data collection and analysis tool, the app will facilitate the transformation of data into actionable information for individual herds. Not only will the app will allow you…

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Earn Free Beef Quality Assurance Certification This Fall

JOSEPH, Missouri (September 15, 2016) —From now through Nov. 13, producers and those affiliated with the cattle industry can take advantage of free Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) online certification atwww.BIVI-BQA.com. This opportunity is possible through a partnership betweenBoehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) and the check-off funded BQA program. BQA helps those handling cattle learn better techniques…

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Beef Bites

Need something quick and tasty to whip up for lunch this weekend? Try these Smoky Roast Beef Taquitos out! • 4 8- inch Flour Tortillas • 1/4 pound Deli Style Roast Beef • 1 cup Fresh Shredded Smoked Mozzarella • 4 tablespoons Mayonnaise • 1/4 cup Jarred Roasted Red Peppers (Minced) • Pesto Sour Cream…

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