Monthly Archives: April 2014

MARC Celebrates 50 Years of Beef Research

MARC Celebrates 50 Years of Beef Research

Steve White

NTV

Already known as the beef state, some think Nebraska is positioned to truly be the epicenter of the cattle world. But many of the breeds common in the state may owe their popularity to a research lab celebrating a big anniversary.

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Feed cattle, not parasites

Feed cattle, not parasites

Bovine Veterinarian

Planning for parasite protection should be top of mind for cow/calf producers before branding and spring turnout each year. Parasites can leave a path of destruction on any herd, but controlling them is as simple as knowing a few key tips.

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Time of opportunity for beef herd rebuilding

Time of opportunity for beef herd rebuilding

KXLO

This is a season cattle producers will be telling their grandchildren about one day. It’s an open window to what could be historic profit margins and a time to grow back a beef industry that’s had more shrink than muscle in recent years.

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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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