Daily Archives: July 28, 2017

Producer Nick Trainor banked on goals to start cattle business

Producer Nick Trainor banked on goals to start cattle business

Gayle Smith

Progressive Cattleman

One of the most valuable pieces of advice cattle producer Nick Trainor has to offer young cattlemen is: Learning never stops. This young cattle producer makes it his goal to surround himself with positive-thinking ranchers who want to see him succeed.

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Cut (and ensile) your losses

Cut (and ensile) your losses

Lauren Peterson

Hay and Forage Grower

When life gives you drought, make corn silage from your stressed grain crop. As dry conditions wear on in the Upper Plains, some producers are considering salvaging their corn cash crop as feed.

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Summer Feedlot Conference Will Cover Care, Safety and Management of Animals and Manure

Summer Feedlot Conference Will Cover Care, Safety and Management of Animals and Manure

Iowa Beef Center
Profitability in cattle feeding depends on more than just cattle prices and performance. More than ever, manure value, market flexibility and management impact net returns to the operation. Beef producers may see manure as a double-edged sword.

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