Getting Started After 22 Years
Virginia entrepreneur upgrades genetics with feedback, advice.
Change of Venue
The American Angus Association will host its first-ever National Angus Convention and Trade Show Nov. 4-6, 2014.
Association Elects Leadership, Honors Achievement
The American Angus Association hosts its 130th Annual Convention of Delegates among a week’s worth of activities in Louisville, Ky.
Saddle & Sirloin Club Honors Dave Hawkins
The Saddle & Sirloin Portrait Gallery is one of the most unique art collections in the world, and the largest portrait gallery of its kind devoted to a single industry. …
Indexes as Decision Tools
Experts explain the creation of indexes and how they can work for you.
For Jerry Gustin, DNA technology represents a powerful tool for smaller-scale producers.
130 Years Strong, Angus Reports Progress in FY 2013
Year-end data point to technology advancements and sustaining growth for the Angus breed.
Fescue Foot Alert
Fescue is a great fall and winter forage, thanks to its ability to be stockpiled for grazing during cold, snowy weather.
It’s Time to Begin Early Evening Feeding
It is generally accepted that adequate supervision at calving has a significant impact on reducing calf mortality.
Hedging Your Bets
Educational forum provides overview of how producers can utilize DNA testing, selection tools to help rebuild the cow herd.
Setting the Tone
Early program sets the political, economic stage at Range Beef Cow Symposium XXIII.
Chad Spearman and Tony Clayton discuss cattle markets at home and abroad.
Concepts in Nutrition
Range Beef Cow Symposium XXIII speakers address cow herd nutrition.
Health Observations After Atlas
It had been two months since massive Winter Storm Atlas hit South Dakota and other areas of the Northern Plains as Russ Daly, Extension veterinarian for South Dakota State University addressed the Range Beef Cow Symposium audience in Rapid City, S.D., Dec. 4.
Speakers share how producers can add value to beef production through the use of technology.
The Clock is Ticking
FDA to phase out use of some antimicrobial drugs used for growth promotion in livestock production.
Make necessary adjustments to cow herd nutrition to compensate for winter’s cold.
Building Healthy Beef Herds
Sunflower Supreme Heifer Program initially available in Southeast Kansas, statewide rollout to come.
Trich Testing Regulations
Expert panel defines the need to harmonize trichomoniasis regulation and testing procedures.
Genomics Test Strategies Explored
Three prominent commercial Angus producers discuss DNA-testing ideas.
Good as Gold
CAB partner McPherson County Feeders reaches Gold quality milestone.
Shooting for carcass premiums on a family ranch provides opportunity for next generation to return home.
Sort Cattle for Gain and Grade
After the genomic test GeneMax™ (GMX) was introduced in early 2012, Angus producers set about using it.
Feeding Forum Preps for Change
Speakers, panelists outline options for a brighter future in cattle feeding.
Ethanol Byproducts Still Pay Their Way In Feedlot Rations
Paying the feed bill has cleaned out bank accounts faster than Jesse James in recent years, as high corn prices left cattlemen everywhere looking for the cheapest, most efficient alternatives. …
Herd Expansion Means Tighter Supply First
In a roomful of cattle feeders, an Oklahoma State University (OSU) livestock marketing specialist had everyone’s full attention as he said there is no way around it: In the next two to three years, the already short supply of feeder cattle will only get tighter. …
Grain markets sink as cattle rise
Corn prices were on a rocket with ethanol boosters for several years,
but that’s in the past now, said Dan Basse, AgResource Co., in remarks to cattle feeders in Omaha and in Garden City, Kan. …
North and South Dakota among states taking a proactive approach to address society’s shifting animal-agriculture concerns.
Cover Crop Considerations
Cover crops use water, but benefit soil health.
Cattle Industry Convention 2014 Preview
Education, fellowship, policy, business and fun will be highlights of the 2014 event.
Using carcass data as a measuring stick, California commercial producer continues to fine-tune genetics, while producing for branded-beef program.
Pride of Product
Expansive, family-owned business is unique in approach, steady in success.
Compression in Feeder-Cattle Futures
In the early weeks of November, feeder-cattle futures contracts converged to what might as well be a single price, no matter the contract expiration month.
Calculating Winter Feed Costs For Cows
Cow-calf producers calculating likely winter feed costs need to take into account the importance of estimating forage usage by cows.
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