Daily Archives: August 4, 2015

Motivation – What I’ve Learned Showing Livestock

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

Summer tips for beef cattle

Stacy White

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.

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Northeast Tennessee Beef Expo Scheduled for October 8

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. 

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Breed with the best bull in the country

Breed with the best bull in the country

Frank Wardynski

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.

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Grandin seeks happier animals — and people

Grandin seeks happier animals — and people

Post Independent

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.

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Politics inevitably seep into U.S. beef industry

Politics inevitably seep into U.S. beef industry

Steve Kay


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.

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Read the Label on Fly Controls

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.

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World Beef Expo judges

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.

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Special rangers still busting cattle rustlers

Special rangers still busting cattle rustlers


Tim Gerber 

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.

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Beef herd expanding quickly, but will it continue?

Beef herd expanding quickly, but will it continue?

Chris Hurt


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.

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