BeefTalk: The Benefits of Protein
Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service
Properly managed forage supplies have the potential to increase rib-eye area in long yearling steers by 25 percent. Occasionally, data comes across the desk that causes one to sit back and say: Wow, could you repeat that? Yes, properly managed forage supplies have the potential to increase rib-eye area in grass steers by 25 percent.
Dealing with Prussic Acid in Sorghum and Sorghum-sudangrass
Grazing or feeding green sorghums, sudangrasses and sorghum-sudangrass crosses to cattle can be a bit worrisome because of the threat of prussic acid poisoning. This risk is most evident when the plant is at a young, dark green growth or regrowth (less than 18 to 24 inches) and the danger increases just after a frost.
New Ways On An Old Ranch
Joe Mayer has always looked for better ways. That’s second-nature to anyone whose family has made a living on harsh land for generations. All who thrive on the 35,000 acres that comprise Mayer Ranch near Guymon, Okla., must continually adapt.
Gates hates meat
The multi-billionaire only has to open his mouth about any subject he chooses, and media rush to report his latest utterance—especially if it’s about a business deal or a potential investment idea.
Jesse Bussard: I’m Looking For Silver Linings In South Dakota
I’ve been wracking my brain for ideas for the past two days on what to write for this week’s blog. And as much as I don’t want it to, for some reason it keeps coming back to the tragedy South Dakota experienced with the blizzard just two weeks ago
Donations, prisoners aid cities, ranchers after South Dakota blizzard
Donations of money and some cattle have been rolling in for South Dakota ranchers after a blizzard last week killed tens of thousands of cattle in one of the state’s worst agriculture tragedies, state officials said on Thursday.
What is a Cow Share?
The local food movement has been a boon to small farmers, and has also benefited us consumers through the very incredible fresh-from-the-farm food. But what if you can’t store a whole cow? You share with other foodies like yourself, and also distribute its cost. It’s called a cow share.
Veterinarian Client Patient Relationship
Universtiy of Nebraska
Beef producers are committed to producing a high quality, safe and wholesome beef product. A commitment to herd health and veterinary input is critical to achieving this goal. To this end, developing a Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship (VCPR) is important and will benefit all aspects of cattle performance.
Range Beef Cow Symposium XXII Dec. 3-5 in Rapid City, S.D.
The Business Farmer
The 23rd Range Beef Cow Symposium (RBCS) scheduled for Dec. 3-5 at the Rushmore Convention Center at Rapid City, S.D., will include 2 1/2 days of educational programs, evening “bullpen” sessions with the speakers and a trade show with displays from the beef industry.
New tool available to help manage beef cows on grass
Minnesota Farm Guide
Philosophies have changed regarding beef cow conditioning ahead of calving.
Traditionally, producers made certain that cows were in good flesh during breeding, and then they often fed poor quality hay until the cow’s final trimester.