Daily Archives: November 18, 2019

Baxter Black, DVM:  Horse Psychology 

Baxter Black, DVM:  Horse Psychology 

Some people are just flat good at handlin’ horses. They’ve got that good “horse savvy.”

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Barnyard Basics: Winter cattle management for herd health

Barnyard Basics: Winter cattle management for herd health

Heather Smith Thomas

Intermountain Farm & Ranch

Cattle health is influenced by many factors including nutrition, environment, stress, exposure to pathogens, etc. Going into winter, cattle should be in good body condition and have adequate forage.

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Why a self-fed supplement is the easy choice during colder seasons

Why a self-fed supplement is the easy choice during colder seasons

Beef Magazine

As the winter months are quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about your supplementation program to carry your livestock through the colder seasons.

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American Red program to meet needs of the American producer

American Red program to meet needs of the American producer

Sarah Ward

Progressive Cattle

The Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) and Santa Gertrudis Breeders International (SGBI) are collaborating to provide the beef industry with a unique blend of maternal traits, adaptability, growth and marbling – all packaged with a heat-tolerant, red hide – into a new program for the commercial beef producer called American Red.

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Revisiting Economics 101 in relation to the cattle industry

Revisiting Economics 101 in relation to the cattle industry

Jerry Klassen

Canadian Cattlemen

When hockey players go on the ice to practice, they first warm up by skating and then they’ll practice shooting and passing. Regardless of the talent level, they go back to the basics. In this issue, I’m going back to the basics of market analysis.

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Pregnant cows need their protein

Pregnant cows need their protein

Peter Vitti

Grainews

I suspected the calves were probably just weaned, which simply puts these dams at their lowest dietary requirements. I believe that these particular cows were getting plenty to eat, but they were probably not getting enough protein from this dried-out pasture.

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Salesforce’s Sustainable Conference Coming to San Francisco

Salesforce’s Sustainable Conference Coming to San Francisco

Christie Smith

NBC Bay Area

Editor’s note: Stories of this ilk are included in the blog to inform those in our industry how agriculture is being presented to and perceived by the public.

Former President Barack Obama will be the keynote speaker of the event. Other notable speakers include Apple CEO Tim Cook, world-renowned author Deepak Chopra and South African TV and radio broadcaster Tumelo Mothotoane. One thing that won’t be at the conference? Beef. This year’s event boasts sustainability, and organizers have said that by keeping beef off the menu millions of gallons of water will be conserved.

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