Industry News

S.D. Farmers Union is Deeply Disappointed by USDA Decision to Terminate Farmer Fair Practices Rules

HURON -The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced it would be terminating the Farmer Fair Practices Rule on Competitive Injury,…

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Beltway Beef: Colin Woodall on GIPSA Victory, Best Steaks in DC, Texas

This week, NCBA’s Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Colin Woodall, discusses today’s historic announcement that the controversial GIPSA marketing rule…

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NCBA on GIPSA Rule Withdrawal: “Victory for Cattle Producers and Consumers”

WASHINGTON (Oct. 17, 2017) –Colin Woodall, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, today released the following…

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Cow / Calf Corner

Impact of Early Weaning on Replacement Heifers

BROOKINGS, S.D. – To manage through the drought, this year many producers have turned to early weaning their calves. How does…

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Grazing in the Shoulder Season

BROOKINGS, S.D. – There has been an increasing push towards lengthening the grazing season in order to feed less hay, and…

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Select Cows for Profit Potential

How to raise and select profitable cows will be the focus of four workshops the North Dakota State University Extension…

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Stocker Special

Health Tips for Calves This Fall

(SAINT JOSEPH, Mo., Oct. 2, 2017) Experience tells us that fall can be a treacherous season for keeping calves healthy. Calves…

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Oklahoma wheat stocker update

By : Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist   Wheat pasture has developed relatively slowly in…

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NDSU Calf Backgrounding and Feeding Seminar Series Set

With drought, lack of hay and volatile market prices, North Dakota cattle producers are faced with difficult choices. One option…

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Feedlot Focus

Long-term Grain Storage Requires Good Management

The amount of grain in storage in North Dakota continues to increase. Corn stocks on Sept. 1 were up 161…

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Petricca Newsletter

Click link below for report   Special Report- Feeder Cattle

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And They’re Off! Winning the Calf Starting Race

By : Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Beef Feedlot Management Associate, SDSU Animal Science Department     Feeding cattle successfully is…

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Thu 19

Leading Through Change Event

October 19 @ 8:00 am - October 20 @ 12:00 pm
Sat 21

19th Annual Dakota Feeder Calf Show Set

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Market Reports

Company News

Brookside Agra Introduces Calf-Rescue™ Oral Nutritional Supplement

(O’Fallon, IL, Oct. 17, 2017) – Brookside Agra is now offering  Calf-Rescue™ oral nutritional supplement for dairy and beef calves.…

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Video: Control Disease and Boost Weight Gain With Feed Additives

Stocker operators won’t want to miss this insight from Drs. Andersen and Corners.   Watch this short video for more tips on…

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Marketing & Management

Farm/Ranch Legacy Planning Workshops Set

After many good years in agriculture, some retirement-age farmers and ranchers may be thinking that now is a good time…

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QuickBooks workshops set for Kimball, Chadron, Mullen, Valentine, Scottsbluff

The basics of QuickBooks financial software for farmers and ranchers will be taught in a series of workshops in late…

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Beef News

U.S. Beef Roadshow a Successful Launch for Market Development Efforts in China

An initial and ambitious step toward developing demand for U.S. beef in China was taken this week as the U.S.…

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