Daily Archives: May 15, 2009

Video Feature: Value Added Calves also important to Packing, Retail Secotrs

Video Feature: Value Added Calves also important to Packing, Retail Secotrs

NCBA Cattlemen to Cattlemen

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BeefTalk: One Needs to know Costs

BeefTalk: One Needs to know Costs

Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service

Selected Five-year Average Managerial Decisions Selected Five-year Average Managerial Decisions

Calving at a later date gives producers an increased opportunity to place cows on grass while the cow is either very pregnant or milking.

Managerial changes require a review of both the positive and negative. Previous discussion on changing the calving date has resulted in two major points: reducing the cows’ winter feeding costs and lower the death loss among newborn calves.

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Pinkeye prevention for the coming summer

Pinkeye prevention for the coming summer

Ken Olson

Tri State Livestock News

Conditions this spring are right to increase the opportunity for pinkeye problems in cattle. Thus, now is the time to think ahead for preventive measures. First, pinkeye is the common name for Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis, a highly infectious disease that affects the eyes of cattle.

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Portion Patrol

Portion Patrol

Kindra Gordon

Angus Journal

Did you know if you order a meat, fish or poultry entrée at a restaurant, the proper, healthy serving size is about the size of a deck of cards; a baked potato should be no larger than a computer mouse; and a single serving of pasta would equal the size of a tennis ball? But chances are you’ve gotten a plate heaped full of much more food than that.

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Strategies to speak up for ag

Strategies to speak up for ag

The Cattle Business Weekly

To ensure a viable future for agriculture and meet the challenges that animal rights groups present against the industry, everyone in agriculture is encouraged to speak up for animal welfare and assure the public that livestock producers take the care of our animals seriously.

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Hereford Breeder Bruce Orvis Recognized as BIF Pioneer

Hereford Breeder Bruce Orvis Recognized as BIF Pioneer

Cattle Today

Bruce Orvis of Orvis Cattle Co., Farmington, Calif., was honored with the Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Pioneer Award during the 2009 BIF Annual Meeting and Research Symposium April 30-May 2. BIF presents the Pioneer Award each year to deserving individuals who have made contributions to the genetic improvement of the beef industry.

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Road Test Review: 2009 Ford F-150 King Ranch

Road Test Review: 2009 Ford F-150 King Ranch

Sue Mead

Pickuptrucks.com

No one knows why Richard King chose the famous “Running W” as the main brand of the legendary King Ranch in Kingsville, Texas. The question of why the country’s largest and most prestigious ranch uses Fords as its main pickup trucks, however, has an easy answer: Mr. Bob. That’s Robert Kleberg, president and CEO of the ranch for 50 years.

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