Industry News

Hay Needed Urgently by Ranchers in Western Oklahoma Wildfire Area

Large wildfires in Western Oklahoma sparked last week and continue to burn encompassing over 300,000 acres and growing. “Hay is…

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Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Foundation Launch Fire Relief Fund

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., April 13, 2018 – A relief fund has been established by the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Foundation (OCF) to…

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Cattlemen Respond to China Including U.S. Beef on Retaliatory Tariff List

America’s Cattlemen and Women are “Unfortunate Causalities” in Any Trade War WASHINGTON – Kent Bacus, Director of International Trade and…

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  Cow / Calf Corner

Feed Efficiency in Lactating Cows and Relationship to Income Over Feed Costs

By : Jud Heinrichs, Professor of Dairy Science, and Virginia A. Ishler, Extension Dairy Specialist, Courtesy of Penn State Extension…

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April 19 Webinar by Genetics Experts to Give Cattlemen Guidance on Creating the Best Herd

DENVER, CO (April 12, 2018) – This year’s edition of the NCBA Cattlemen’s Genetics Webinar Series comes to a close…

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A Long, Difficult Delivery of a Calf Will Affect Rebreeding of the Cow

By : Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University In addition to being the greatest cause of baby calf mortality, calving difficulty…

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  Stocker Special

Stretching Grass while Maintaining Cattle in the Pasture

By Karla H. Jenkins, UNL Cow/Calf Systems and Stocker Management   As drought conditions worsen through a large portion of…

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Batesville Station hosts weaning, stocker health workshop April 17

By Mary Hightower, U of A System Division of Agriculture   BATESVILLE, Ark. – Calf health, weaning strategies and the…

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  Feedlot Focus

Manage for marbling

By Nicole Lane Erceg Animal scientists know hormone implants affect marbling distribution in the muscles of cattle. For higher quality…

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Use Caution with Extra-Label Use

By : Jill J. Dunkel   Administering products off-label can result in decreased efficacy and withdrawal concerns Thanks to educational…

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Beware of Mycotoxins Even Without Visible Mold

In many cases, mycotoxins won’t alert livestock producers to their presence. There may be no visible mold and no bad…

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  Upcoming Events

Sat 21

Youth Production Field Day

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Camp Hill AL
Tue 24

Hemphill County beef conference April 24-25 to address market turning points

April 24 @ 8:00 am - April 25 @ 5:00 pm
Canadian Texas
Tue 24

  Market Reports

  Company News

New Patriot gate accessories—to make your life easier

Patriot, a trusted name in electric fencing, has recently added a range of gate accessories. The five new items were…

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BioZyme® Introduces HEAT® into VitaFerm® Gain Smart® Line

(SAINT JOSEPH, Mo., March 21, 2018) BioZyme® Inc. is excited to introduce VitaFerm® Gain Smart® Stocker HEAT®, available April 1.…

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Brookside Agra’s Calf-Rescue™ Oral Nutritional Supplement Gives Calves Boost They Need at Birth, Weaning

(O’Fallon, IL, March 13, 2018) – With the spring calving season in full swing, Calf-Rescue™ from Brookside Agra can give…

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  Marketing & Management

Managing Your Bull’s Fertility

By : George Perry, Professor & SDSU Extension Beef Reproductive Management Specialist, SDSU Animal Science Department, Courtesy of iGrow.org  …

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Pinkeye in Cattle

By : Michelle Arnold, DVM (UK Ruminant Veterinarian)   Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis (IBK) or “Pinkeye” is a costly disease for…

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Livestock Windbreak Design Principles and Resources

By : Joe Darrington, SDSU Extension Livestock Environment Associate, SDSU Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering Department, Courtesy of iGrow.org   Windbreaks,…

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  Beef News

Adverse Weather Conditions and Livestock Losses

By : Heather Gessner, SDSU Extension Livestock Business Management Field Specialist, SDSU Economics Department, Courtesy of iGrow.org   As South…

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Checking in on Beef Sustainability

By : Heidi Carroll, SDSU Extension Livestock Stewardship Field Specialist & Beef Quality Assurance Coordinator, SDSU Animal Science Department, Courtesy…

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