Understanding brisket disease in cattle
Tri State Livestock News
High altitude disease, also known as brisket disease, is a condition predominantly in cattle that occurs in a percentage of cattle maintained and managed above 6,000 feet.
Four Steps Before You Buy That Bull
Dr. W. Mark Hilton
Investing in the genetic future of your herd is a critical step in your herd’s health and profitability. Be sure to spend adequate time analyzing your options before signing the check.
The ‘wild’ side to be part of Ranch Management University set for April 9-13
North Texas E-News
The Texas AgriLife Extension Service’s Ranch Management University, scheduled April 9-13, will address several wildlife topics this year to aid those managing for more than just livestock, according to an AgriLife Extension specialist.
A lifelong rancher
Larry Everett was taught the cowboy and ranching way of life by his father Walter. Like the ranch itself, the Everett work ethic has been handed down from generation to generation.
‘The Future of Midwest Cattle Feeding’ Friday at Sauk
Free seminars highlighting the future of Midwest cattle feeding will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2.
The seminars are designed to help feeder cattle producers develop strategies for a profitable operation, Travis Meteer, University of Illinois Extension beef specialist, said in a news release.
UNL Faculty Member, Alum Honored as Cattle Industry Leaders
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty member and a UNL alumnus were named Top 10 Cattle Industry leaders by the Cattle Business Weekly.
Matt Spangler, an assistant animal science professor and UNL Extension beef genetics specialist, is involved in statewide and national programming in beef cattle genetics and research in beef cattle quantitative genetics.
To synchronize or not to synchronize? That is the question
Farm and Ranch Guide
It has been demonstrated that using estrous synchronization and artificial insemination (AI) can improve reproductive efficiency, productivity, and profits of beef cattle operations. Let me try to convince you that you should consider using these reproductive technologies in your herd this spring.