Daily Archives: November 20, 2012

Baxter Black, DVM:  DANGED IF YOU DO

Baxter Black, DVM:  DANGED IF YOU DO

The rancher’s dilemma; if it snows you don’t have enough hay.  If it doesn’t snow you won’t have any hay!

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Steve Cornett:  We’re Red, They’re Blue

Steve Cornett:  We’re Red, They’re Blue

Beef Today

The 2012 presidential election was a big surprise to many of my friends. Most of us don’t know any democrats, unless you count our kids. We can’t imagine how a country could be so foolish.

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Talk about hormones responsibly

Talk about hormones responsibly

Geni Wren

Bovine Veterinarian Magazine

Last week while I was attending the National Institute for Animal Agriculture’s 2012 Antibiotic Symposium in Columbus, Ohio, I joined some of the other attendees for a lovely dinner at a high-end steakhouse.

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Expensive Lessons From Thoughtless Neighbors

Expensive Lessons From Thoughtless Neighbors

Dr. Ken McMillan

DTN/The Progressive Farmer

Lead poisoning. A neighbor had left some old batteries along our fenceline, and they were splitting open.

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Creating Opportunity in Rural America

Creating Opportunity in Rural America

Troy Smith

Angus Journal

Like a lot of ranch-raised kids, Jon Brohman held high hopes of joining the family cattle operation. Located near Callaway, Neb., the ranch was a fairly traditional kind of cow-calf outfit.

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Important Year-End Tax Implications For Ranchers

Important Year-End Tax Implications For Ranchers

Burt Rutherford

When it comes to tax planning for this year and next, here’s the only thing that’s certain – you will get to pay. Beyond that immutable fact, however, the only thing certain about the current state of tax policy is its uncertainty.

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Identifying the Highest Value Cattle in your Herd

Identifying the Highest Value Cattle in your Herd


A new study shows that utilizing new genomic test results can help improve cattle value.

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