Daily Archives: April 29, 2014

Baxter Black, DVM: Rudy

Baxter Black, DVM:  Rudy

I’ve got a year-old Australian Shepherd dog. I don’t intend to use him for livestock; his job will be barker.

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Generic Dewormers

Generic Dewormers

Dr. Ken McMillan

DTN/The Progressive Farmer

Generic dewormers are a cost-effective option for many producers, but choose wisely.

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Summer annual forages help close gaps

Summer annual forages help close gaps

Dr. Dirk PhilippUniversity of Arkansas

Good forage management involves keeping forage supply matched up with animal needs during that time. Summer annual forages provide hay and pasturing at times when cool-season forages such as tall fescue cease growth during the hot summer months.

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Temperament and Taste

Temperament and Taste

Miranda Reiman

Angus Journal

"If you do your homework in this business, things will go right. If you don’t do your homework, you can have some train wrecks out there,” says Robert Frymire.

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Feedlot uses cattle waste to produce energy

Feedlot uses cattle waste to produce energy

Thomas Geyer

Quad Cities Business Journal

In 2007, farmer Bryan Sievers began researching an idea for a large cattle feedlot and came up with a plan that makes the entire enterprise “green.”

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The Climate Police Are At It Again

The Climate Police Are At It Again

Burt Rutherford


The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released a draft report that, once again, questions the value of livestock production and animal protein in the diet.

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China Looks to Import More Beef in Next Five Years

China Looks to Import More Beef in Next Five Years

Beef Producer

Growing demand for beef among middle class will drive Chinese imports as U.S. could be poised to regain market access

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