Fall Grazing Tips
University of Illinois
The landscape certainly looks different today than it did in September. Where there were once corn and soybean fields, now there are just remnants. It is amazing what a couple weeks of good weather can do. Of course no rainfall, low corn yields and much drier corn and field conditions compared to last year have certainly sped up harvest.
BeefTalk: Why Is My Grandfather a Steer?
Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service
November seems to come quickly, and soon to follow will be Christmas. The common saying, “how time flies” is certainly true. Likewise, college campuses are in their prime with classes churning vigorously and trying to instill knowledge.
Newly elected have agricultural backgrounds
The Cattle Business Weekly
Last week’s election found several individuals with agricultural ties finding places in political seats. In the CBW region, Kansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming will welcome a new class of leaders to prominent positions.
UNL Beef Short-Courses Give Producers Valuable Information
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s 2010-2011 Beef Short-Course program, "Staying Competitive in an Ever-Changing Beef Cow-Calf Industry", will be broadcast on NET 2 in December and January.
Local farmer says the economy played a role in selling his cattle
MontVue farms owner John Montgomery said the tough economy played a role into his decision to sell off all of his cattle Thursday.
"We felt by selling everything, you’ll attract a lot more people, a lot more interest because they feel like it’s the best that you have," Montgomery said.
U.S. trade deal with South Korea stumbles
The United States failed to reach a trade deal with South Korea Thursday because of demands that Seoul lift beef import restrictions, continuing a two-year stalemate on the pact, experts said.
U.S. President Barack Obama, who is attending Group of 20 summit in Seoul, said the two countries will resolve the issue in a few weeks.
Club calves with a personal touch
The Fence Post
Club calves are basically ‘show steers’. They are shown at prospect shows, county fairs, and at events like the National Western Stock Show. They are the stars of countless 4-H and FFA projects across the country.