Young Bulls Become a Safe Bet
Valerie G. Myers
Everyone likes a bargain, but bulls are generally not a good place to pinch pennies. Buy young, and you’ll probably pay less because he’s unproven. But do you really know what sort of calves that bull will produce once he’s fully developed?
How to become a good ranch employee, even if you’re the boss
Most articles look at ranch employees from the boss’ perspective. But if you’re self-employed as a ranch owner, are you a good employee?
BioZyme hires Twig Marston as technical sales field manager
BioZyme Inc., manufacturers of natural supplements for cattle, swine, poultry and show livestock, recently hired Twig Marston of St. Joseph, Missouri, as technical sales field manager in the supplement division.
Don’t Ear Tag Your New Born Calves
Many cow-calf producers think it is sacrilegious to not ear tag calves at birth. Most do it because they have always done it. Several years ago, the PCC Discussion Group came up with several “Kooky Notions” that the members used to have. Ear tagging calves at birth was one of those kooky notions.
Tackling the cattle fever tick with vaccine
The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) is proud to announce the arrival of a new tool in fever tick eradication efforts. The new fever tick vaccine will be a valuable tool for reducing the risk of new fever tick infestations in quarantine areas such as the tick eradication quarantine area, or permanent quarantine zone, and in temporary preventative or control quarantine areas.
NCBA’s Scott Yager Says Proposed SPCC Legislation Could Benefit Producers
Oklahoma Farm Report
Debate over appropriate regulation of on-farm fuel storage continues in Washington, D.C., and Scott Yager, environmental counsel for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, says animal feed ingredients could be added to the mix as well.
Has the EPA Declared War on America?
Hoosier AG Today
As a general rule, I am not a big believer in conspiracy theories; but I may be changing my mind when it comes to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Environmental activists have long had a strong arm and a bias against agriculture even before the agency was established. Just think back to Rachel Carson and what she did to the chemical industry with her unscientific claims about DDT that have since been proven wrong. But this regulatory agency, which has been given free reign by the Obama White House, has declared war on more than just American farmers.
Hot weather calls for cool cattle handling
The Cattle Business Weekly
As the days grow hotter, it’s important for cattle producers to make plans to help reduce stress on cattle during hot weather, according to Nebraska Extension educator Rob Eirich, who directs the Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance program.
Allflex announces changes to its management team
Animal identification company Allflex Group announced several changes to its management team. Stefan Weiskopf has been nominated as Co-CEO and member of the board of directors alongside Jacques Martin, current CEO. After a four-month transition period, Weiskopf will become sole CEO of the Group, and Jacques Martin, 65, will step down from his position, but will remain a member of the board of directors.
Beef Cattle Farming For Beginners – Can Livestock Farmers Make Profits Producing Beef?
eef cattle farming can bring a livestock farmer lots of profit because beef is an in demand meat. Almost everyone in the whole globe enjoys beef and eats it at least once a week.