Daily Archives: January 9, 2013

Wyoming bred heifers, replacement heifers being marketed to wider audience

Wyoming bred heifers, replacement heifers being marketed to wider audience

SUE ROESLER

The Prairie Star

While it has been a tough year for Wyoming cow/calf producers trying to raise their pairs on limited pasture, John Henn, Wyoming Business Council Livestock and Meat Marketing Program manager, believes that the state has some of the best cattle in the industry – and he wants those producers to be able to market on a level playing field.

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CHAPS: Cattlemen’s Data Provider

CHAPS: Cattlemen’s Data Provider

Jim Krantz

iGrow

Cow/calf producers agonize while researching the credentials for their next herd sire selection that will generate future generations of calves and replacement heifers for their breeding program.

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Strategies for Stockers Go Virtual

Strategies for Stockers Go Virtual

DTN

How will profitability and risk differ for types and weights of cattle this year? Should you purchase Livestock Risk Protection? What about wheat pricing options or whether it’s best to just graze it out? These are just a few of the questions a new tool, three years in the making, can help you analyze

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Colin Woodall Talks Death Tax Changes in Fiscal Cliff Deal

Colin Woodall Talks Death Tax Changes in Fiscal Cliff Deal

Oklahoma Farm Report

Colin Woodall Talks Death Tax Changes in Fiscal Cliff Deal Cattle industry lobbyist Colin Woodall says that the inclusion of a permanent fix on Estate Taxes was mostly good news for the US Cattle industry.

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Calving timing critical: vet

Calving timing critical: vet

The Western Producer

“Ideally, we’d like almost two-thirds of our herd to calve in the first 21 days of calving season so that they get the maximum amount of time after calving to recover and start cycling again,” Campbell said.

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Can agriculture meet the challenge of feeding 9 billion people?

Can agriculture meet the challenge of feeding 9 billion people?

Farmgate

Your challenge, or maybe it is the challenge of whoever succeeds you on your farm, is to produce food in sufficient quantities to feed three billion additional people 40 years from now.  They will not be coming to your house for every holiday dinner like your in-laws, but they will be neighbors in our shrinking world who will live in metropolitan areas and not have the resources for food self sufficiency.

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Comparison of Feeding Wet Distillers Grains in a Bunk or on the Ground to Cattle Grazing Native Sandhills Winter Range

Comparison of Feeding Wet Distillers Grains in a Bunk or on the Ground to Cattle Grazing Native Sandhills Winter Range

Jacqueline A. Musgrave, L. Aaron Stalker, Matt C. Stockton, Terry J. Klopfenstein

University of Nebraska

Growth of the ethanol industry in Nebraska and surrounding states has increased the availability of distillers co-products for livestock feed. Distillers grains plus solubles are high in protein, energy, and phosphorous, making them an excellent supplement in many grazing situations

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Book Review:  Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies

Book Review:  Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies

Scott Royer, Nikki Royer

The tools you need to raise and care for beef cattleBeef cattle farming is a business that continues to grow in the United States and around the world, and it will only grow larger as the demand for beef continues to increase

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Ohio Beef Cattle School set for 2013

Ohio Beef Cattle School set for 2013

The Bryan Times

Dates have been set for the 2013 Ohio Beef Cattle School. This monthly series will begin Tuesday, Jan. 29, and broadcast locally at the OSU Extension Williams County office via an internet link starting at 7 p.m.

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The Year of Beefalo

The Year of Beefalo

Mark and Linda Merrill’s grass finished Beefalo steak was the winner of the prestigious Kansas City American Royal Contest in October for finding the best tasting steak.

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