Management

Texas Ranch Honored for Outstanding Environmental Stewardship

DENVER (August 2, 2018) – Birdwell and Clark Ranch in Henrietta, Texas, has been selected as one of six regional honorees of the Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP). The award, announced during the 2018 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting on Aug. 1, 2018, recognizes the operation’s outstanding stewardship and conservation efforts. This year’s regional winners will…

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Know the Feeding Value of Ditch Hay

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Using ditch hay to feed cattle is a common practice across the U.S. It provides livestock producers with a source of readily available forage which can be very useful particularly during feed shortages. “Under ideal conditions, it would be advisable to analyze the bales at least for crude protein and total digestible nutrients (TDN)…

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Montana Ranch Honored for Outstanding Environmental Stewardship

DENVER (August 2, 2018) – The Hahn Ranch, in Townsend, Mont., has been selected as one of six regional honorees of the Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP). The award, announced during the 2018 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting Aug. 1, 2018, recognizes the operation’s outstanding stewardship and conservation efforts. This year’s regional winners will compete…

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Minnesota Farm Honored for Outstanding Environmental Stewardship

DENVER (August 2, 2018) – Landuyt Land and Livestock in Walnut Grove, Minn., has been selected as one of six regional honorees of the Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP). The award, announced during the 2018 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting on Aug. 1, 2018, recognizes the operation’s outstanding stewardship and conservation efforts. This year’s regional…

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Effect of Age at Castration on Beef Calf Performance

By : Amie Imler, Todd Thrift, Matt Hersom, and Joel Yelich Introduction Beef cow-calf producers use a variety of production practices on beef calves prior to weaning, at weaning, or post-weaning. Common practices include castration, identification, health management, dehorning, growth implant administration, and preconditioning. Implementing one or several of these management practices impacts the supply…

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