Daily Archives: December 10, 2013

Black Ink-Decisions, Decisions

Black Ink-Decisions, Decisions

Miranda Reiman

I can give you advice. Your friends can show you what’s working on their ranch. You can read articles and learn from your local team of experts—Extension specialists, veterinarians, nutritionists, and so on.

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Cows That Last=Reproduction For a Lifetime

Cows That Last=Reproduction For a Lifetime

Becky Mills

Progressive Farmer

If you’ve priced replacement heifers lately, or even just added up all the costs of raising your own, you are probably feeling a renewed appreciation for those older, productive cows in the herd.

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Nebraska BQA: Effective Cattle Handling

Nebraska BQA: Effective Cattle Handling

The Stock Exchange

Cattlemen know the importance of proper cattle handling and its effect on animal health and performance. Beef Quality Assurance has been implementing effective cattle handling (low-stress) into educational programs since its establishment in the 1980s.

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BEEF 2020 Conference Jan. 7-9

BEEF 2020 Conference Jan. 7-9

South Dakota Ag Connection

SDSU Extension hosts BEEF 2020 Jan. 7-9, 2014. Designed to provide an intensive, hands-on, educational opportunity to enhance the understanding of the production and marketing of high quality, high value beef; BEEF 2020 is for beef producers and all those involved in the beef industry.

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Clues show many livestock may have survived Colorado floods

Clues show many livestock may have survived Colorado floods

Brett Wessler

Drovers

As much as nine inches of rain in parts of Colorado led to emergency declarations in many counties and stranded livestock as producers weren’t able to move all of their animals to higher ground. Still, some suspect their livestock survived the floods.

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Webinar Discusses Effects of Low-Oil Distillers Grains on Livestock

Webinar Discusses Effects of Low-Oil Distillers Grains on Livestock

Cheryl Anderson

DTN

Approximately 80% of ethanol plants are now extracting corn oil and there has been a 30% increase corn oil use by the biodiesel market. Ethanol plants gained additional revenue by removing oil and it has become an important co-product of ethanol production.

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5 Soil Health Tips To Keep Forages, Livestock Fit

5 Soil Health Tips To Keep Forages, Livestock Fit

Hay and Forage Grower

Most beef producers view healthy cattle and healthy forages as the building blocks of a successful business. But don’t forget the entire process begins with the soil, advises Chad Ellis, pasture and range consultant with the Noble Foundation.

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