Is Moldy Silage Syndrome Affecting Your Herd?
The 2011 harvest season is here, and many cattle producers are now reaching the bottom of last year’s crop in their silos or pits, however they may want to consider the quality of that silage before they feed their herds.
Take Your Cows to the Feedlot?
It gets more difficult by the day to not get giddy-bullish on the outlook for beef cow prices. Seems like the only questions is how much meat money that 99% we keep hearing about is able to come up with.
Get Past Sticker Shock for Good Decisions
Dr. Jane Parish
High prices are all around as cattle producers search for production inputs. Many producers experience "sticker shock" as they react to these prices.
Putting Weight Back On Cows
Dr. Ken McMillan
DTN/The Progressive Farmer
Trying to bump up body condition starts with meeting her energy needs, then protein.
What Is Organic Beef?
USDA Organic Certification, unlike under-determined labels such as “natural,” requires that stringent regulations be met. These regulations depend on the type of food product and specifications can vary widely between products. So what does the USDA require when it comes to beef?
2011 NILE Stock Show plays host to shows and sales
Tri State Livestock News
This year the NILE Stock Show will host nearly twenty-five livestock shows and sales throughout the week of NILE, schedule for Oct. 19-22 at MetraPark in Billings, MT. The event returns to full use of all the buildings at MetraPark, after a tornado damaged Rimrock Auto Arena in June 2010.
Big names coming to 2011 Missouri Livestock Symposium
The 2011 Missouri Livestock Symposium will be held Friday and Saturday, December 2 & 3 at the Kirksville Middle School located at 1515 S. Cottage Grove, Kirksville, Missouri.
EPA will not regulate rural dust at stricter levels
North Texas e-News
The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) today applauded the announcement by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson that the agency would not impose stronger agricultural dust regulations on Texas ranchers.
Cattle Prices Climb on Rising Demand for U.S. Beef
Cattle futures rose for a third session, extending a rally that sent prices to a record last week, on signs that supplies of U.S. beef are shrinking as demand increases from overseas buyers. Hogs fell.
Waterkeepers stomping on a family farm
Geni Wren, Bovine Veterinarian Magazine
One problem with some of the anti-farming activist groups is that when they’re wrong about an accusation, they can’t back down gracefully, they instead bite down harder like a pit bull unwilling to let go of its prey