Daily Archives: August 23, 2017

Mark Parker:  The Top 10 things your bomb-proof cow horse spooks at

Mark Parker:  The Top 10 things your bomb-proof cow horse spooks at

FarmTalk

10. A backside boomerang branch while getting cattle out of the brush.

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Online Tool Could Help Predict Forage, Other Conditions for Cattle Producers

Online Tool Could Help Predict Forage, Other Conditions for Cattle Producers

Adam Russell

Drovers

A crystal ball to see into the future may be every agricultural producers’ dream, and two Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists are integrating a tool to give cattle producers a 90-day glimpse.

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Feeding for Prevention

Feeding for Prevention

Bovine Veterinarian

The saying “the best defense is a good offense” holds true even for livestock producers. Preventing losses in production and reducing treatment costs is a winning strategy, says Angel Aguilar Ph.D., Dipl. ACAN, Technical Service Manager, Lallemand Animal Nutrition.

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Live Animal Evaluation – What to Look for and Where

Live Animal Evaluation – What to Look for and Where

Sam Womble

A Steak in Genomics™

Visual structure evaluation is best evaluated from the ground up. Go from hooves, heels, pasterns, knees, hocks, shoulders, hooks, pins, rump and back. "Be very critical of how they get out and travel." Womble said. For cattle with ample forage and feed, structure may be a little less important. For cattle on rough range that have to get out and look for forage, structure is more important.

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Advice to create a no-calf-disease year

Advice to create a no-calf-disease year

R. P. "Doc" Cooke

Beef Producer

Beef prices through much of the complex have been taking a beating in recent days and weeks and many people are wondering where the seasonal bottom in prices will firm up.

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Ranchers Want WOTUS Repealed Once and for All

Ranchers Want WOTUS Repealed Once and for All

Northern Ag

The Environmental Protection Agency has extended the deadline to submit comments on the Waters of the U.S. Rule repeal effort. The EPA announced Thursday that it, along with the Army Corps of Engineers, will accept comment through September 27th. The original deadline for the comment period was set for August 28th. The EPA formally proposed to repeal the rule in late June.

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When Bert and Ernie don’t return from the fair

When Bert and Ernie don’t return from the fair

Glenn Brunkow

Today’s Producer

The fact that it does not get easier is a good thing, but it is the hardest thing for our non-farm friends to understand. I saw a piece on the local news and the family said that they had gotten many responses back from the picture, some good, some not so good. I went back and read some of the posts and it was as I expected. Many posts were sympathetic, they had been there, felt the pain and understood. Others, ranged from disbelief to outright anger.

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