Daily Archives: August 29, 2011

Cow-Calf vs. Feedlot

Cow-Calf vs. Feedlot

Troy Marshall

BEEF

Cow-calf producers and feedyard managers seeking different things when it comes to growth and efficiency.

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Under Roof

Under Roof

Troy Smith

Angus Journal

It’s been said, time after time, that getting started in the cattle business is difficult. But young people are doing it, often because they are willing to think outside the box. A case in point is Zach Herz, a 20-something entrepreneur from Lawrence, Neb.

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Watch for poisonous plants

Watch for poisonous plants

Geni Wren

Bovine Veterinarian Magazine

Drought has claimed a lot of good forage this year and hungry cattle will graze undesirable plants, including toxic weeds, flowers and more.

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What is meant by organic production?

What is meant by organic production?

Randy Kuhn

Beef Today

Organic production is a system that is managed in accordance with the Organic Food Production Act of 1990 and regulations in Title 7, Part 205 of the Code of Federal Regulations to respond to site-specific conditions by integrating cultural, biological, and mechanical practices that foster cycling of resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity.

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Where’s the beef? Everywhere!

Where’s the beef? Everywhere!

Jeannine May

BCRNEWS.com

Well, the kids are back to school again, and as they bring all their supplies to school I wonder if they know their crayons and glue were made from beef byproducts?

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Drought focus of cattle conference

Drought focus of cattle conference

Hanaba Munn Welch

Times Record News

Topic to topic, named or not, drought was the underlying theme Thursday at the Big Country Beef Conference.

"Pasture Management and Planning for Recovery" came last on the agenda, reason enough to keep anyone from leaving early — except Larry Pratt.

The Young County cattleman, opening speaker, begged off early.

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Croatians visit Kansas beef operations

Croatians visit Kansas beef operations

Salina.com

A delegation of beef producers from Croatia is touring cattle operations across Kansas to learn how Midwestern ranchers conduct business.

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