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Smaller corn crop, more soybeans forecast by USDA

A crop report issued today by the Agriculture Department indicates that America's farmers are preparing to plant 91.7 million acres of corn, 4 percent less than a year ago and the lowest amount planted to corn since 2010, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. FULL STORY »

Wet, cold spring conditions create calving issues

Blizzard conditions in some parts of South Dakota on Monday created challenges for those cattle producers in the midst of calving, said Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist. FULL STORY »

Spring planted forage cocktails for beef cattle

Late March or early April is the time to plant spring forage cocktails for beef cattle grazing. Spring forage cocktails can be planted as a way of shortening fallow time between crop rotations or they could be planted as part of a series of annual forage crops to be used through the grazing season. FULL STORY »

During drought, farmers must also manage stress

Times are tough. Drought and resulting water shortages leave farmers and ranchers looking at unplanted fields, dried-out pastures and the prospect of reduced production and income. FULL STORY »

Comparing weaning dates for fall calving cows

Oklahoma State University animal scientists evaluated weaning dates of 158 Angus fall-calving cows over a 4 year period. FULL STORY »

Late spring adds to cattle management and marketing challenges

A myriad of factors are at work in cattle and beef markets now. Spring has arrived according to the calendar but it isn’t obvious yet in many parts of the country. Cold weather continues to delay grass green-up in many regions in a fashion that is reminiscent of last year. FULL STORY »

Linking the feedlot, ranch and seedstock supplier Play video

Warren Weibert, owner of Decatur County Feed Yard in Oberlin, Kan., describes how ranchers have used individual performance and carcass data, supplied by the feedyard, to refine their genetic selection. FULL STORY »

The benefits of estrous synchronization

No matter when you calve, controlling the breeding and the subsequent calving season has many benefits. FULL STORY »

Tumbleweeds plague drought-stricken American West

Forty-eight hours after a recent windstorm blew a wall of tumbleweeds into his community on the high plains of Colorado, Robert McClintock and his neighbors were still working to clear away heaps of the spiny plant. FULL STORY »

Feeder cattle review: Cash prices cause "sticker shock" Play video

Compared to last week, feeder and stocker cattle sold unevenly steady to 3.00 higher. For the most part, feeder markets defied last Friday’s bearish cattle-on-feed report with even CME Feeder Cattle contracts opening the week with sizeable gains and continuing strong through the week. FULL STORY »

Cattle Outlook: Fed cattle prices set new record highs

Fed cattle prices set new record highs this week. Through Thursday, the 5-area average price for slaughter steers sold on a live weight basis was $152.26/cwt, up $2.16 from a week ago, up $24.50 from a year ago, and up $1.60 from the last week of February which was the old record holder. FULL STORY »

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