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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