Daily Archives: August 15, 2017

Baxter Black, DVM:  The Historic Star Valley Beanfield War

Baxter Black, DVM:  The Historic Star Valley Beanfield War

I guess it never would have happened if Raymond hadn’t sold his cows. The Star Valley Beanfield War, I mean.

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Yon Family Farms: If you build it, they will come

Yon Family Farms: If you build it, they will come

Cassidy Woolsey

Progressive Cattleman

Going back to the family farm may be a dream for some, but that doesn’t make it a reality.When Sally, Drake and Corbin Yon decided to return to their family’s reputable seedstock and row-crop business in Ridge Spring, South Carolina, the legwork had already been done.

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Greg Judy Talks Fencing, Leasing, Cow-Size and More

Greg Judy Talks Fencing, Leasing, Cow-Size and More

Kathy Voth

On Pasture

These are just a few of the questions Greg Judy answers as he and Justin Rhodes walk across the pasture moving fence. We rarely suggest videos this long, but all 19 minutes of this video are jam-packed with words of wisdom and ideas that you’ll appreciate.

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Pharmaceutical Use in Cattle – Online Course

Pharmaceutical Use in Cattle – Online Course

John Maday

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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Genotyping Embryos

Genotyping Embryos

Matt Barten

A Steak in Genomics™

Growing out of DNA testing for genetic conditions, Barten decided to develop a company that could biopsy embryos and DNA test embryos (rather than waiting for calves to be born).

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Using drought stressed field crops as emergency forages

Using drought stressed field crops as emergency forages

Greg Lardy

Tri State Livestock News

The area affected by drought conditions continues to expand with parts of the Dakotas now into the D4 (extreme drought) category on the latest Drought Monitor. With this in mind, I know many of you are considering how to salvage some of the drought stressed field crops, which may be available in your local areas. In my column this week, I will give you a few tips and pointers on making the most out of drought stressed field crops.

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Beef hoop barn benefits first generation farmer

Beef hoop barn benefits first generation farmer


Camp Point, Ill., farmer Jacob Schmidt did not grow up on a farm, but that did not stop him from pursuing and realizing his dream of being a farmer. With the help of family and neighbors, he slowly worked his way into farming full time as a first-generation farmer.

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