Daily Archives: August 6, 2014

Pour-Ons or Injectables?

Pour-Ons or Injectables?

By Dr. Ken McMillan

DTN/The Progressive Farmer

Finding the "right" dewormer means taking into consideration the unique needs of each operation.

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Producers Should Focus on Maximizing Genetic Potential

Producers Should Focus on Maximizing Genetic Potential

Stephen B. Blezinger, PhD, PAS

Cattle Today

Genetic potential. In the cattle industry we talk about this in some manner all the time. Any observable or measurable trait or performance parameter that is ultimately controlled by the animal’s genetics is of concern to the producer. In most cases this is especially true of those traits which directly affect profitability.

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West Texas A&M offers online pharmaceutical course

West Texas A&M offers online pharmaceutical course

Bovine Veterinarian

The course will equip persons involved in the management, administration, distribution or sale of pharmaceuticals used in cattle to maximize therapeutic outcomes, prevent drug-related problems and protect the wholesomeness of the food supply chain.

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GrassSnap- A Mobile App for Monitoring Grasslands

GrassSnap- A Mobile App for Monitoring Grasslands

Bethany Johnston

University of Nebraska

GrassSnap makes photo-monitoring a snap! Rangeland managers can quickly grab repeatable photo-monitoring data, and save it to their smart device. Data can easily be downloaded to a computer.

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Why is China Attracting Global Beef Exporters?

Why is China Attracting Global Beef Exporters?

The Beef Site

The growth of the Chinese economy, the growth and urbanisation of the population and the increasing wealth among consumers in China is providing a lucrative market with huge potential for the global meat sector, writes Chris Harris.

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Worried About Hormones in your Beef?

Worried About Hormones in your Beef?

Ryan Goodman


There are a lot of concerns and mixed messages about hormones in beef. There are a few things to keep in mind the next time you hear that beef contains too many hormones.

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Registrations are now being accepted for the 2014 World Beef Expo

Registrations are now being accepted for the 2014 World Beef Expo

Morning AG Clips

The 22nd Annual World Beef Expo, presented by ADM Crop Risk Services, will take place September 26th -28th at the Wisconsin State Park Fairgrounds in Milwaukee.

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California drought intensifies

California drought intensifies

Bob Meyer

Brownfield Network

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor shows more than half of California; 58 percent is now in the D4 “Exceptional Drought” category.  That is a 22 percent increase from last week as the northern part of the state slipped into the worst category.  The Exceptional Drought area now stretches from Los Angeles through the Central Valley up to Redding in Northern California.

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Beef Cattle course attendees hear optimistic views on industry future

Beef Cattle course attendees hear optimistic views on industry future

Mineral Wells Index

More than 1,500 beef cattle producers from across Texas and abroad gathered at Texas A&M University in College Station for the 60th Beef Cattle Short Course this week to learn more about cattle production and maximizing profits during times of record prices.

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NMSU to host Ranchers Roundtable in Corona

NMSU to host Ranchers Roundtable in Corona

Ruidoso News

New Mexico State University’s Corona Range and Livestock Research Center is continuing its popular Ranchers Roundtable series with a group discussion on livestock nutrition and planning on Wednesday, Aug. 20.

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