Daily Archives: May 21, 2012


Cow-Calf Corner: Beef Production Tips

Cow-Calf Corner is a collection of timely management tips of interest to cow-calf producers in Oklahoma. This week, Glenn Selk weighs the pros and cons of growth-promoting implants.

Too Old, Too Fat, and Out of Touch

Too Old, Too Fat, and Out of Touch

Gary Truitt

Hoosier AG Today

Last week, the United States Department of Agriculture celebrated 150 years of existence. During the celebration, the agency’s long list of accomplishments was enumerated and its vast scope of responsibility was lauded. Yet I could not help but wonder if this is what President Lincoln had in mind when he created what he called the People’s Department in 1862.

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Managing for reproductive success

Managing for reproductive success

George Perry

Tri State Livestock News

Fertility is influenced by many factors, and one of the best methods to look at factors that influence fertility is with the “Equation of Reproduction,” said George Perry, South Dakota state University (SDSU) Extension Beef Reproductive Management Specialist.

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Ron Eustice to Retire after 22 years at Minnesota Beef Council

Ron Eustice to Retire after 22 years at Minnesota Beef Council


After 22 years at the helm of the Minnesota Beef Council, Ron Eustice has announced his plans to retire effective October 1st. He will continue to food safety and issues management consulting.

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Ranchers’ Rights are Being Trampled

Ranchers’ Rights are Being Trampled

U.S. Representative Raúl Labrador (R-Idaho)


Livestock grazing is an important part of the rich ranching tradition in America. One need to look no farther than the iconic images of cowboys driving huge herds of cattle across open land to realize how big a part ranching has played in American history.

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Gelbvieh producer’s mission to help ‘the greater good’

Gelbvieh producer’s mission to help ‘the greater good’

Chris Dunker

Beatrice Daily Sun

Mark Goes knows a thing or two about Gelbvieh cattle.

He knows even more about the science behind Gelbvieh reproduction.

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Clanton Hereford Junior Activities Intern

Clanton Hereford Junior Activities Intern

Bailey Clanton, Bucyrus, Kan., has been selected as the 2012 American Hereford Association (AHA) junior activities intern. Clanton graduated from Kansas State University in May with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture economics and hopes to begin a career in the livestock show and management business after her internship, which will begin in May.

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The Marketing Magic Behind New Beef Cuts

The Marketing Magic Behind New Beef Cuts

Susan Allen


The Flat Iron steak, Petite Tender Medallions, Western Tip, America’s Beef Roast all cuts of meat we are becoming more and more familiar with. Hi, I’m Susan Allen on today’s Open Range I’ll be back with bit about the marketing magic behind making new cuts of beef .

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Polioencephalomalacia (PEM Or Polio) Associated With Feeding Corn Gluten

Polioencephalomalacia (PEM Or Polio) Associated With Feeding Corn Gluten

Dr. John Currin, DVM; Va-Md. College of Vetr. Medicine

Southern States

Corn gluten is very commonly used as a feed co-product in Virginia. Corn gluten feed is a co-product of the production of high fructose corn syrup. The corn syrup is removed by a wet milling process.

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After decades of ranching Florida’s cattlemen feeling squeeze

After decades of ranching Florida’s cattlemen feeling squeeze


The Tampa Tribune

Florida is the third-largest beef-producing state east of the Mississippi River and ranks 10th in the nation. But it’s getting harder for families like the Barthles to keep their family tradition alive as a business.

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