Daily Archives: February 3, 2012

BeefTalk: Cattle Size Is Different Than Cow Size

BeefTalk: Cattle Size Is Different Than Cow Size

Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service

This discussion starts with a very popular topic, which is cattle size. One could say cow, bull or calf size.

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Finding Profitability in a Volatile Cattle Market

Finding Profitability in a Volatile Cattle Market

Beef Today

There’s no question that unprecedented volatility in commodity markets and the increasing influence of external factors, both domestic and abroad, are changing how cattle producers do business in the cattle market.

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Dean Bob Whitson to Step Down as OSU Division of Ag Dean July 31st

Dean Bob Whitson to Step Down as OSU Division of Ag Dean July 31st

Oklahoma Farm Report

Dean Bob Whitson to Step Down as OSU Division of Ag Dean July 31st The Dean and Vice President of the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resouces at Oklahoma State University, Dr. Bob Whitson, has decided to call it quits.

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Handling cattle properly can add to profitability

Handling cattle properly can add to profitability

Dr. W. Dee Whittier

Southwest Farm Press

Proper handling of cattle is an aspect of beef production that needs to be a concern for anyone involved in any of the stages of management.

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Grazing benefits public lands

Grazing benefits public lands

Delta Farm Press

Grazing on public lands has become a controversial subject in some circles. But Bill Hopkin says properly managed grazing can be beneficial to that land, even in the arid West.

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Annual San Juan Basin Extension Beef Cattle Symposium

Annual San Juan Basin Extension Beef Cattle Symposium

Terry Schaaf

Pagosa Sun

The 29th annual San Juan Basin Extension Beef Cattle Symposium will be held on Feb. 15, at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds, 30100 U.S. 160, Cortez, Colorado. The program will be presented by Extension Offices in: La Plata, Archuleta, Montezuma and Dolores counties; and NMSU Cooperative Extension in San Juan County, New Mexico.

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NCBA Calls Estate Tax Top Priority, Pushes Back on Regulation

NCBA Calls Estate Tax Top Priority, Pushes Back on Regulation

Kerry Halladay

Western Livestock Journal

NCBA President-Elect J.D. Alexander painted a picture of regulatory chaos in Washington, D.C., but pointed to grassroots advocacy as the primary reason the cattle industry was able to “weather the storm.”

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