Daily Archives: March 12, 2012

Converting Pastures To Crabgrass

Converting Pastures To Crabgrass

Ann Behling

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.

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Forage, corn feed alternative for cattle may come from biodiesel industry

Forage, corn feed alternative for cattle may come from biodiesel industry

Kay Ledbetter

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.

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Prescribed Grazing Management

Prescribed Grazing Management

Randy Kuhn

Beef Today

The Natural Resources Conservation Service provides assistance to ranchers and farmers who wish to apply grazing management to their operation.

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Certified Angus Beef Awards $21,000 In Colvin Scholarships

Certified Angus Beef Awards $21,000 In Colvin Scholarships

AgriMarketing

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.

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With calving season under way, beef-cattle producers look toward pivotal year

With calving season under way, beef-cattle producers look toward pivotal year

Eric Brown

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.

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One-way ticket to ride

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.

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‘Pink slime’: Revolting beef additive or absolutely edible?

‘Pink slime’: Revolting beef additive or absolutely edible?

Amy Hubbard

the33tv.com

"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.

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