Daily Archives: June 24, 2013

Baxter Black, DVM: Equine Chiropractory

Baxter Black, DVM:  Equine Chiropractory

Getting injured is an embarrassment to a cowboy. Unlike professional athletes with trainers and insurance, “playing hurt” is expected in the cowboy world.

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GRA$$ Weight

GRA$$ Weight

Randy Kuhn

 Beef Today

The cost of cattle production is rising and producers seeking to put more grass weight on their cattle are finding that sound pasture management has never been more attractive and/or profitable.

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Beef producers can consider summer annuals as additional feed source.

Beef producers can consider summer annuals as additional feed source.

Tracy Turner

Angus Beef Bulleting Extra

With hay stock levels at record lows in several Midwest states, beef producers looking to supplement their forage options could turn to summer annuals, which are known to thrive in summer heat, are drought tolerant, and can be grazed or stored as feed, according to a forage expert from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

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Early Weaning Provides Valuable Management Tool

Early Weaning Provides Valuable Management Tool

Beef Producer

At the height of the drought, when feed supplies were tight, many producers were taking a hard look at their weaning plan. And although the intensity of the drought is easing in some areas, early weaning may still be a viable option for producers looking for another herd management tool.

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“BS. It’s What’s For Dinner”: Conservatives & Cattlemen Coddle Rich Kids, Stiff Seniors

“BS. It’s What’s For Dinner”: Conservatives & Cattlemen Coddle Rich Kids, Stiff Seniors

Richard Eskow

Our Future

Editor’s note: Stories of this ilk are included in the blog to inform those in our industry how agriculture is being presented to and perceived by the public.

. . . Austerity economics – an ongoing wave of government spending cuts and a refusal to invest in jobs and growth – is leaving most people with less money in their pockets. That means less to spend on steaks, hamburgers, and other beef products.

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Where Corn Is King, a New Regard for Grass-Fed Beef

Where Corn Is King, a New Regard for Grass-Fed Beef

KATHRYN SHATTUCK

New York Times

Isolation comes with the territory in the Sandhills of Nebraska, where grassy dunes laced with wet meadows undulate above the Ogallala Aquifer, and the thinning towns are few and far between.

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Missouri Beef Industry Council Names New Executive Director

Missouri Beef Industry Council Names New Executive Director

AgriMarketing

Matt Reynolds, President of the Missouri Beef Industry Council (MBIC), has announced the selection and hiring of Mark Russell, Jefferson City, as the new executive director of the organization.

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