Daily Archives: August 31, 2011

If Feed Is Short, Should You Feed Or Ship?

If Feed Is Short, Should You Feed Or Ship?

Wes Ishmael

BEEF

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.

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Farm-a-cology a great teaching tool

Farm-a-cology a great teaching tool

Geni Wren

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.

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Declining Corn Crop Renews Fears of Rationing

Declining Corn Crop Renews Fears of Rationing

Victoria G. Myers

Progressive Farmer

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.

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Drought, high demand makes hay hard to find

Drought, high demand makes hay hard to find

Lubbock Online

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.

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NMSU to host field day on bovine high altitude disease among cattle

NMSU to host field day on bovine high altitude disease among cattle

WQAD

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.

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New report provides in-depth profiles of top animal health, nutrition companie

New report provides in-depth profiles of top animal health, nutrition companies

PRWEB

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.

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State legislators to compete in showmanship contest at state fair

State legislators to compete in showmanship contest at state fair

Argus Leader

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.

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Checkoff history

Checkoff history

Bill Slovek

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.

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The All-Around Cattleman

The All-Around Cattleman

Sara Gugelmeyer

Hereford World

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

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