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Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame Joins Forces with Cattle Industry Convention for Second Year

Both to be held in San Antonio, Texas, in early February Note: Honored will be the late Don Oppliger, Oppliger Land and Cattle, not Opplinger. CENTENNIAL, CO (Nov. 14, 2019) – Cattle feeders will honor their own Feb. 4, 2020, during their 11th annual banquet, held for the second year in conjunction with the nation’s largest…

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Beef Quality Assurance Transportation Session Set at ISU Armstrong Farm

ISU Armstrong Farm will host BQAT session on Dec. 16.  Photo by Beth Doran. LEWIS, Iowa – Beef Quality Assurance Transportation (BQAT) certification will be required for commercial beef haulers and producers who deliver fed-cattle directly to most major packing plants beginning January 1, 2020. This program plays a critical role in the health and…

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KBC Invests In Drool-Worthy Video

Courtesy of kla.org   The Kansas Beef Council (KBC) is providing support to a national beef video campaign this holiday season. Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. is releasing a new beef drool log video that will add holiday flavor to workplaces, dinner parties or nights at home with the family.      The drool log is a…

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Veterinary Feed Directive – Year One in Review

By : Philip Durst, Elizabeth Ferry and David Thompson, Michigan State University Extension   To gain a better understanding of the direct impacts to farmer raising animals for food productions MSU Extension led a nationwide survey to help determine what effect these new rules had across food animal species and across farms on a national level. What happened…

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Beef Cattle Institute, Bayer Animal Health host beef industry tour for international cattle producers, veterinarians

A group of veterinarians, cow/calf producers, feedlot managers and nutritionists from Mexico participate in a five-day training at Kansas State University on beef production in the U.S. MANHATTAN — The Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University and Bayer Animal Health teamed up recently to give 19 individuals from the cattle industry in Mexico special training and an…

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