Herefords in the ‘Black World’
These days, service is an arbitrary term, often tossed around without real meaning. But to retired Air Force Major General Ken Staten (and current Hereford breeder), service isn’t subjective at all.
Consider Culling Cows With Mastitis
Dr. Ken McMillan
DTN/The Progressive Farmer
If mastitis is caught early it can be treated with intramammary infusions of an antibiotic.
Some forages, medications can make cattle more sensitive to sunlight
Some common pasture plants and medications are making cattle more sensitive to light this summer, thereby resulting in skin ulcers and tissue death, says Dr. Jeremy Powell, veterinarian for the University of Arkansas ag division.
Nebraska Cattlemen make push for ‘Beef State’ specialty license plates
The Nebraska Cattlemen want to put beef on Nebraskans’ license plates as well as their dinner plates.
The organization, which is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, has begun the process of seeking a specialty license plate that would carry the logo, “The Beef State.”
Stop killing your Cattle!
It can be confusing when trying to decide on which grasses and/or legumes are best for your dairy or beef herd? But it doesn’t have to be confusing. Over the years, our experience in grazing both dairy & beef cattle has shown us that a balance
Here’s a glance at a couple of grass-fed beef producers’ herds
Today’s beef comes in many varieties. A visit to the meat counter will turn up corn-fed, grass-fed and organic beef — something for everyone’s tastes. Here, we introduce you to a couple of area grass-fed beef producers and their herds of cattle. Sample a steak on the grill, or try shredding a Crock-Pot roast.
Farming under 30: A look into the new generation of farmers
With his slacks and button down shirt, typical business casual attire, it would be easy to lump Jack McGlasson, 28, in with his peers working full time in Cincinnati – which he does – and overlook the fact that he also helps around the family farm. He does that, too.
McGlasson is one of a new generation of farmers coming up in Boone County.
Regulators sue JBS, National Beef over deal
Regulators filed a lawsuit Monday to block the world’s largest beef packer from buying the fourth-largest U.S. operation, saying such a deal could push up beef prices for consumers and drive down prices paid to ranchers and feedlots.
Beef farmers looking for double crop planting to increase forage harvest
Michigan State University
Many beef farms across the Midwest have experienced difficulty harvesting high quality forage. Finding opportunities to double crop forages could help producing high quality forage.
Technology: Cattle, pasture, climate, markets data at your fingertips
Using a one-stop-shop dashboard to monitor how an entire beef enterprise is working, from the health and performance of the animals themselves, to pasture condition, climate changes and external forces like commodity prices, is no longer in the fantasy realm.