Courtesy of kla.org The 11th annual Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame banquet will be held February 4, 2020, in conjunction with the Cattle Industry Convention in San Antonio. The event will feature the announcement of the newest inductees into the Hall of Fame. Inductees for 2020 will be Carl Stevenson, Red Rock Feeding Company, Red Rock, AZ, and the late Don Oppliger, Oppliger Land and…Read More
By : Kevin Laurent, Beef Extension Specialist, Princeton Research and Education Center, University of Kentucky To say that 2019 has been a challenging year would be a huge understatement. From the excessive rain the first half of the year, to the drought and depressed markets of late, 2019 will definitely be remembered as one of those years much like 2007, 2009 and 2012. Like most challenges…Read More
B y: Jordan Buerck, Research Assistant, Brenda Boetel, Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Wisconsin-River Falls As winter in the Midwest begins in full force, one of the more important decisions for producers is whether or not to continue feeding open cows throughout the winter period in hopes of attaining higher market value for that animal in the spring. This decision must be analyzed based…Read More
Courtesy of kla.org The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has a program available to help ranchers further protect watershed areas. The Kansas Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies (WRAPS) program is designed to address ongoing impairments attributed to nonpoint-source pollution to streams and reservoirs in targeted watersheds across the state. The program, which provides educational information and financial resources, uses local coordinators to work directly…Read More
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