Daily Archives: July 2, 2013

Herefords in the ‘Black World’

Herefords in the ‘Black World’

Sara Gugelmeyer

Hereford 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.

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Consider Culling Cows With Mastitis

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.

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Some forages, medications can make cattle more sensitive to sunlight

Some forages, medications can make cattle more sensitive to sunlight

Beef Producer

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.

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Nebraska Cattlemen make push for ‘Beef State’ specialty license plates

Nebraska Cattlemen make push for ‘Beef State’ specialty license plates

Julie Anderson

Omaha World-Herald

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.”

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Stop killing your Cattle!

Stop killing your Cattle!

Randy Kuhn

 Beef Today

  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

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Here’s a glance at a couple of grass-fed beef producers’ herds

Here’s a glance at a couple of grass-fed beef producers’ herds

Dorene Weinstein

Argus Leader

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.

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Farming under 30: A look into the new generation of farmers

Farming under 30: A look into the new generation of farmers

Cincinnati.com

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.

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