Baxter Black, DVM:  Making Ol’ Bay Famous

Baxter Black, DVM:  Making Ol’ Bay Famous

Picture this; a panoramic background, the green Okanogan Valley, pines and quakies with contrasting colors of a splendid autumn springtime.

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Butchers, are you talking to yours? Conversations you should be having

Butchers, are you talking to yours? Conversations you should be having

Lindsay Chichester

University of Nebraska

Raising animals for meat can be a great way to stock your freezer. However, there are often questions or concerns about how to start a conversation with the butcher/meat processor, what questions to ask, and other things to take into consideration when determining meat processing needs for your family.

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Beef’s Place in the Meat Race

Beef’s Place in the Meat Race

Victoria G. Myers

Progressive Farmer

Stand near the grocery store meat counter and watch for a while. Around 6 p.m. you’ll see a day-weary mom looking at the ribeyes or the packets of ground. Sometimes she’ll pick up a few steaks and put them in her basket.

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ADT Clarification: Selling at a livestock auction market

ADT Clarification: Selling at a livestock auction market

The Cattle Business Weekly

Many producers have been asking questions recently to ensure they are complying with the rule. In some cases, there has been a misconception that the rule prohibits producers from traveling to a market across state lines to sell cattle. This is not true. 

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K-State Vet Prepares Cattle Producers for New Drug Regulations

K-State Vet Prepares Cattle Producers for New Drug Regulations

Beef Producer

The future use of antibiotics in livestock production as a herd health management tool is changing. Producers will start to see how the government is addressing antibiotic resistance in this country and those changes will effect livestock producers.

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Cattle feeders don’t have to be expensive!

Cattle feeders don’t have to be expensive!

Tom Bechman

Beef Producer

Cattle prices may be good now, but that doesn’t mean beef producers don’t remember when prices were much lower and margins were tight. So who can blame them if they stick with tried and true, inexpensive methods of devising feeders and fencing cattle?

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The Role of Growth Technologies in Beef Production

The Role of Growth Technologies in Beef Production

Responsible Beef

Hormones, such as estrogen, occur naturally in nearly all plants and animals, including cattle and humans. Growth technologies transfer balanced hormones to beef cattle and allow producers to deliver leaner, more sustainable beef, using fewer resources, such as water and acres of grain and grass for feed.

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