Converting Pastures To Crabgrass
Hay and Forage Grower
The past 17 years, V. Mac Baldwin has slowly and successfully incorporated summer-annual crabgrass as part of his Yanceyville, NC, grazing operation. He estimates average daily gains of 2-3 lbs/head.
Forage, corn feed alternative for cattle may come from biodiesel industry
North Texas e-News
Crude glycerin, a byproduct of biodiesel production, could be an economical ingredient in cattle diets, according to studies by Texas AgriLife Research and West Texas A&M University personnel.
Prescribed Grazing Management
The Natural Resources Conservation Service provides assistance to ranchers and farmers who wish to apply grazing management to their operation.
Certified Angus Beef Awards $21,000 In Colvin Scholarships
Seven university students from across the Unites States have won $21,000 through the Certified Angus Beef ® brand Colvin Scholarship. The awards recognize their commitment in both activities and scholastic achievement.
With calving season under way, beef-cattle producers look toward pivotal year
The Fence Post
Bouncing across rolling hills of blue grama and buffalo grasses northeast of Nunn, Colo., in a flatbed Ford F-250, Peterson can’t help but grin and chuckle just a bit as he checks out the new additions on his pastures.
One-way ticket to ride
Jennifer M. Latzke
High Plains Journal
Every day feedyards across the High Plains load cattle for shipment on a one-way journey to a processing plant–usually just down the road a ways.
But with the rise of a new middle class worldwide with an increasing appetite for high-quality proteins, that one-way journey may take those cattle halfway around the globe.
‘Pink slime’: Revolting beef additive or absolutely edible?
"Pink slime," a food additive made from spare beef trimmings that’s treated with ammonium hydroxide to kill off E. coli, salmonella and other possible bacteria, continues to rear its slimy head.