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Industry News

Commodity futures prices drop sharply in wake of new USDA production estimates

By Ryan McGeeney, U of A System Division of Agriculture   Fast Facts: Aug. 10 report showed rise in all…

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Tennessee Market Highlights

By Dr. Andrew P. Griffith Livestock Comments   FED CATTLE: Fed cattle traded $5 lower compared to last week on…

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What to Expect if You Retain Ownership into a Feedyard

By : Ken Olson, Professor & SDSU Extension Beef Specialist, SDSU Animal Science Department, Courtesy of iGrow.org   Many cow-calf…

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Cow / Calf Corner

NDSU Hosting First Cow Efficiency Congress

North Dakota State University’s Dickinson Research Extension Center will host the first World Cattlemen’s Cow Efficiency Congress in Dickinson on…

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Incorporating Corn Into Beef Cow Rations Can Save Forage

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Drought-induced forage shortages across some areas of South Dakota has livestock producers looking for different ways meet…

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BeefTalk: A Dollar a Day and Counting

By Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service Cattle producers make hay because their cows need feed in winter. Did…

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Stocker Special

BeefTalk: Precondition Calves Regardless of Weaning Time

By Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service Now is the time to start preparing calves for marketing with a…

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Lallemand News Feed: Proof Before Purchase

In tough cattle markets, new products must be proven before purchases can be justified   Making even a small change…

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NEBRASKA GRAZING CONFERENCE IS AUG. 8-9 IN KEARNEY

ATTENTION: News, Agriculture Editors WHEN: Aug. 8-9 WHERE: Kearney Ramada Inn, 301 Second Ave. CONTACT: Margo McKendree, Administrative Coordinator, Center…

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Feedlot Focus

Adding Value to the Beef Carcass: Getting to know the value cuts

By : Amanda Blair, Associate Professor & SDSU Extension Meat Science Specialist, SDSU Animal Science Department, Courtesy of iGrow.org  …

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Natural Feeding Comparison

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

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Lallemand News Feed: Using Drought-Stressed Corn for Silage

It is estimated that about 3 percent of the U.S. corn crop experienced drought conditions this year.1 If plants were…

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Market Reports

Company News

Patz Corporation Press Release – Newly Patented Tub Mounted Magnet

Pound, WI — August 16, 2017: Patz Corporation, designer and manufacturer of agricultural, industrial, and environmental material handling products, is…

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Get WeanedCalves Straightened Out Quicker

St. Joseph, MO – Sometimes the biggest challenges to livestock production are out of our control, but as producers we…

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Marketing & Management

Four Feedback Foes

By : B. Lynn Gordon,, Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Agricultural Leadership Specialist, SDSU Teaching, Learning & Leadership Department, Courtesy…

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BeefTalk: Managing Drought Through Proper Soil Health

By Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service Tough times are times that allow producers to ponder that next turn…

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Beef News

How beef is processed : A skeptic’s journey to learn more

We aren’t the only ones who share great information, blogger Rose McAvoy, at Half Her Size, shares what she uncovered…

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