Volume IX Number 2
Mar/Apr 2001


Leachman Cattle Company Rides the Range with Partners


Leachman Cattle Company holds their annual bull sale every spring. This year their sale is April 14-19, 2001. This photo, taken at last year's sale, shows the huge selection of bulls they offer each year.


Independent Analysis Shows Net Gain to Cattlemen from Beef Checkoff


Iowa Family Incorporates Feedyard and Soil Conservation Practices to Win Environmental Award


Kansas Feedyard Embarks on Liquid Protein Business, Launches Innovative Web Site for Customers


Roy Brown owner/manager of cattle Empire Feedyards said "double mills help us get our cattle covered on time and we can make feed here when we have an occasional breakdown at number one or number three yards".


President's Tax Bill Addresses Cattle Industry Priorities


Ranch Practices Affect Product Quality


2001 Looks Positive for Cattle Feeders, Says Market Analyst


Europe's BSE Woes May Help U.S. Exports


Preventing a BRD Wreck -- A Nutritionist's Perspective


Market Notes


New Research Provides Insight into Eating and Drinking Patterns of Newly-Received Feedlot Calves


Vaccination System Helps Verify if BQA Guidelines Are Followed, Prevents Accidental Double Injections


Electrical Stimulation Improves Beef Quality


Implementing Available Summer Feeds


Merial Introduces Certified Health Program, SureHealth


Silage Inoculants Can Improve the Longevity, Quality of Silage


When the crop is packed into the silo, oxygen is excluded and plant sugars are fermented by anaerobic bacteria. Applying a silage inoculant allows producers to have more control over the bacteria and the fermentation process.


Recovering From BRD, Management Ideas and Suggestions


Check Out Your Checkoff


Certified Angus Beef Keeps Growing in 2000


Prepare for Horn Flies This Spring


Reproduction, Growth, Carcass Traits -- Can We Have It All?


Editor's Desk


Survey Shows Producers Still Support the Beef Checkoff


Beef Demand Up for Seventh Consecutive Quarter


CattleSale.com Has Record Month


Ohio Cattlemen's Association to Hold Third Annual Bull Sale


Farmland Introduces Fully Cooked and Seasoned Ground Beef


NCBA Shares Ideas on Animal ID


Home Freezer Beef "A Valuable Niche Market"


Mixing - Boring But Crucial






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