Daily Archives: May 15, 2014

Baxter Black, DVM:  Bronc to Breakfast

Baxter Black, DVM:  Bronc to Breakfast

Bronc to Breakfast is my favorite Charlie Russell painting. The scene represents the typical roundup out west.

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Unorthodox Ration Balancing System Offers Advantages

Unorthodox Ration Balancing System Offers Advantages

Alan Newport

Beef Producer

Chemistry-based system provides knowledge for on-the-go decisions in pasture management and supplementation.

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Texas Gulf Coast Prairie ranchers battle the elements

Texas Gulf Coast Prairie ranchers battle the elements

Robert and Janelle Fears   

Progressive Cattleman

The Native Prairies Association of Texas identifies this region as Gulf Prairies and Marshes because the land is interspersed with marshes or bogs that range in size from a few square feet to several acres. Elevation ranges from below sea level to approximately 150 feet. This region is nearly level with slow to no drainage and is dissected by numerous rivers and bayous that flow into the Gulf of Mexico.

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Eng Cow Efficiency Symposium Agenda Announced

Eng Cow Efficiency Symposium Agenda Announced

Joe Roybal

BEEF

Themed “Innovative Intensification in Cow-Calf Systems,” the second annual Dr. Kenneth and Caroline McDonald Eng Foundation Research Symposium is set for noon-to-noon, Sept. 18-19, in San Antonio, TX.

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Cattle prices moderate after hitting record highs in early 2014

Cattle prices moderate after hitting record highs in early 2014

Jennifer Stewart

AG Answers

Cattle prices have started to moderate after reaching unexplained record highs in the first four months of the year, says Purdue Extension agricultural economist Chris Hurt. He believes that the highest prices of the year are now likely in the past.

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In Colombia, herding cattle like a real llanero

In Colombia, herding cattle like a real llanero

Simon Willis

Washington Post

There’s a myth here in Los Llanos. A myth about a fireball that comes from the sky and approaches solitary walkers, engulfing them in flames. Some say that this bola de fuego embodies the tortured soul of a beautiful woman who murdered her husband and made love to her son.

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Future looks rosy for beef cattle producers

Future looks rosy for beef cattle producers

DALE HILDEBRANT

The Prairie Star

Beef cattle producers are enjoying a period of good economic times, and North Dakota State University Extension livestock marketing specialist Tim Petry expects that trend will continue well into the future.

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