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Do steers or heifers produce better beef?

Quality characteristics, tenderness and value of beef are similar from steers and heifers. FULL STORY »

Defiant Nevada rancher wins ‘range war’ with feds…for now

A tense, week-long showdown between the federal government and supporters of a Nevada cattle rancher came to a close over the weekend. FULL STORY »

Prevent the spread of invasive species

The USDA has proclaimed April as Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month. Here are some tips to prevent the spread of noxious weeds and bugs to your area and other regions of the country. FULL STORY »

Feeder Cattle Report: Feeders and calves unevenly steady Play video

The USDA-AMS LGMN Branch provides a weekly video providing timely market information and quotes pertaining to feeder cattle. FULL STORY »

Feeder Cattle Review: Pressure seen on heavyweight feeders Play video

Compared to last week, feeder cattle and calves sold unevenly steady with the majority of sales ranging from 3.00 higher to 3.00 lower. Most pressure was seen on heavyweight feeders over 800 lbs and soft new-crop calves that are progressively making up a larger percentage of receipts. As a whole, offerings are currently less attractive than usual with receipts mostly made up of growing-lot yearlings and fall-born calves, both carrying considerable flesh. FULL STORY »

Cow-Calf Corner: Glenn Selk on freemartin calves Play video

Glenn Selk explains why freemartin calves (females born with a bull twin) should not be used as replacement heifers. FULL STORY »

What could an employee handbook do for your farm?

Producers often express an interest in developing employee handbooks for their farms to add some protection to their human resource management. FULL STORY »

Alfalfa’s benefits to livestock, soil worth the work

Soil testing is a necessity to reap the benefits of growing alfalfa for hay, said Dirk Philipp, assistant professor with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. FULL STORY »

Minimizing the risks of fescue toxicosis in cattle

Grazing fescue before it goes to seed and providing plenty of water and shade during the summer can help ranchers minimize the effects of endophyte-infected fescue forage, said Dirk Philipp, assistant professor for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. FULL STORY »

Getting hay equipment ready for the new season

Making hay is an expensive process and poorly maintained equipment can add unwanted expenses and downtime, said Dirk Philipp, assistant professor for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. FULL STORY »

Improve reproductive management to improve bottom line

Livestock producers whose herds have poor reproductive success earn less and have higher production costs per head than those whose herds reproduce successfully, says Dr. David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. FULL STORY »

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