Industry News

You’re Invited to Beef Bash 2019

Dr. Les Anderson, Extension Professor and Ben Crites, IRM Coordinator, University of Kentucky You’ve got to see this one! The…

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Newly discovered cattle genes could be keys to more sustainable beef industry

By: Justin Dupuis – 7/16/19 A newly discovered series of genes related to feed efficiency could pave the way to…

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AgriLife forage specialist warns of possible post-Tropical Storm Barry armyworm outbreak

OVERTON – Fall armyworms could follow rainfall delivered by Tropical Storm Barry, warns a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. …

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  Cow / Calf Corner

Be Alert for Anaplasmosis

By: Laura Handke Gregg Hanzlicek, director of production animal field investigations, Kansas State University, provided a review of anaplasmosis for…

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Always Eating For Two – Nutrition Matters For Each Stage of Calf Development

By: Miranda Reiman How many months out of a year is a mother cow just eating for herself? Hopefully none,…

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The impact of hot weather on bull fertility

By: Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist Last week’s newsletter contained a discussion of the impact of…

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  Stocker Special

There’s time to grow more feed!

By: Stan Smith, OSU Extension, Fairfield County and Allen Gahler, Extension Educator, Sandusky County Oats planted soon on available acres…

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Grazing/Harvesting Rule Change to Benefit Producers

Courtesy of: NDSU Agriculture Communication – July 8, 2019 The USDA is allowing producers to graze, hay or cut cover…

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  Feedlot Focus

SDSU Extension Offers Feedlot Shortcourse, BQA Transportation Training Opportunities

Courtesy of: SDSU Extension – 7/16/19 BROOKINGS, S.D. – SDSU Extension is offering an opportunity for cattle feeders to sharpen…

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In the Cattle Markets

By: Brenda Boetel, Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Wisconsin – River Falls Corn Price Impact on Feeder Cattle…

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Precautions recommended to avoid potential heat stress in cattle

By: Dr. Kelly Bruns, Nebraska Extension The July weather pattern is posing challenges for feedlot operators and cattle producers. Above-…

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  Upcoming Events

Sat 20

AgriLife Extension organizing Grass Grazing and Animal Management School

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - November 20 @ 5:00 pm
Tue 23

SDSU Extension will Host Cattle AI School in Philip

July 23 @ 8:00 am - July 25 @ 3:30 pm
Philip South Dakota
Aug 05
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  Company News

KUHN Releases New Optidisc® Elite Cutterbar

Brodhead, Wis. – Kuhn North America is excited to announce the introduction of the new KUHN Optidisc® Elite cutterbar. Farmers strive to…

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New KUHN Knight ProFeed® PF 100 Series Delivery Boxes

The new KUHN Knight ProFeed® PF 100 Series delivery boxes are an efficient option for many large and extra-large farms,…

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A new era of Purina® starters with RX3™ Immune Support Technology

The Purina® starter line with new technology redefines nutrition’s role in calf health.  ARDEN HILLS, MINN. [June 28, 2019] – Purina Animal…

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  Marketing & Management

Clarifying Everyone’s Role

By: Don Tyler Today’s employees seem to struggle with understanding where they fit in the operation, who they are responsible…

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Record Keeping Key to Livestock Indemnity Program

By: Jay Parsons, Farm and Ranch Management Specialist, and Aaron Berger, Nebraska Extension Beef Educator The Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP),…

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USDA Announces $16 Million Funding Opportunity to Support Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced up to $16 million in available funding to…

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  Beef News

Fox’s MasterChef to Feature Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.

July 18 Episode will Put Focus on Popular Beef Cuts Centennial, CO (July 12, 2019) — Thanks to an investment…

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Beef Bites

Feeling tropical? How about a twist on a favorite, give Aloha Chili a try this week! Ingredients 2 pounds ground…

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