Motivation – What I’ve Learned Showing Livestock
Weaver Leather Livestock
We all know that winning isn’t just about the banner. Showing livestock takes lots of hard work, dedication, integrity, motivation and much more. In the end, it’s nice to win, but learning throughout the process makes you the real winner.
Summer tips for beef cattle
Middlesboro Daily News
Beef cattle production is a year-round job. There are certain things you can do to make things more organized, whether you have a spring-calving or a fall-calving herd.
Northeast Tennessee Beef Expo Scheduled for October 8
University of Tennessee
When the gates open at 7:30 a.m., it’s often fairly chilly, but as the day warms the Northeast Tennessee Beef Expo heats up, too. More than 300 beef cattle producers are expected to gather the morning of October 8 at the AgResearch and Education Center at Greeneville to discuss the latest in beef cattle production, including nutrition and marketing.
Breed with the best bull in the country
Michigan State University
Many breed associations publish EPD tables of breed percentile and have EPD search technology. Utilizing these technologies, producers can find the best bull in the country for their particular operation.
Grandin seeks happier animals — and people
Before autistic advocate and animal behavior specialist Temple Grandin spoke to two sold-out audiences Tuesday evening, she spent the day with the organizations that helped bring her to town in the first place.
Politics inevitably seep into U.S. beef industry
Politics permeates every aspect of our lives. So it’s inevitable that it seeps into the beef industry. One example is how politicians passed a country-of-origin labeling (COOL) law that has been disastrous for the North American livestock and meat industry.
Read the Label on Fly Controls
Dr. Ken McMillan
DTN/The Progressive Farmer
I wish more people would read the label and ask before using a product. I contacted Manna Pro and asked them about this warning. They said EPA requested it be added to the label in the last few years.
World Beef Expo judges
Morning AG Clips
World Beef Expo is pleased to announce the judges for the Open Show and Junior Show of the 2015 World Beef Expo, which will take place September 25-27, 2015 at Wisconsin State Fair Park.
Special rangers still busting cattle rustlers
While it’s been a rainy year in South Texas, lingering drought conditions across the country are continuing to drive up beef prices. That’s helping make the old crime of cattle rustling popular once again.
Beef herd expanding quickly, but will it continue?
The nation’s beef cow herd has started down the path of the largest expansion in 25 years. The last major expansion was from 1990 to 1995 when the herd grew by ten percent.