If Feed Is Short, Should You Feed Or Ship?
It’s difficult in any significant drought to decide whether to sell out and buy back in later, or to feed through it. For producers living through the current drought, deciding is extra tough because cattle prices are so high.
Farm-a-cology a great teaching tool
Bovine Veterinarian Magazine
Veterinarians now have an interactive teaching tool for dairy clients on the proper use of drugs on the dairy, preventing residues and acting in accordance with VCPRs, ELDUs and AMDUCA.
Declining Corn Crop Renews Fears of Rationing
Victoria G. Myers
Good news is getting hard to find in Midwestern corn fields, and that has renewed concerns among livestock producers that feed rationing could become a reality this fall.
Drought, high demand makes hay hard to find
A scorching drought in the southern Plains has caused hay prices to soar, benefiting farmers to the north but forcing many ranchers to make a difficult choice between paying high prices or selling their cattle.
NMSU to host field day on bovine high altitude disease among cattle
New Mexico State University has announced that it will give cattle producers a chance to learn more about bovine high altitude disease and cattle dying from hypertension while grazing in the mountains.
New report provides in-depth profiles of top animal health, nutrition companies
A comprehensive report providing in-depth profiles of more than 130 animal health and nutrition companies is now available from Fountain Agricounsel LLC, a leading management-consultant company that specializes in this industry.
State legislators to compete in showmanship contest at state fair
About 20 of South Dakota’s legislators will try their hand at showing beef cattle Saturday at this year’s South Dakota State Fair.
The annual Legislative Showmanship Competition – a friendly competition – pairs legislators with a youth livestock exhibitor from their district.
Tri State Livestock News
Over the past year there has been a lot of press concerning the checkoff, NCBA and the CBB, so I wanted to take a moment to give you all a brief history.
The All-Around Cattleman
Few people have their finger on the pulse of the cattle industry like local sale barn managers. Bill Goehring of southeastern Iowa is no exception