Body Condition Scoring App: NUBeef-BCS
The body condition score of your cow herd is a much better indicator of the effectiveness of the nutrition program than body weight of the cows or average weight of the cow herd. FULL STORY »
Research Review: Lifetime productivity of beef heifers
Research is continuing to show improved lifetime productivity for heifers that conceive early in their first breeding season. FULL STORY »
Reproduction is key to making improvements
Beef reproduction specialist George Perry, of South Dakota State University, and rancher John Moes, talk about how important reproduction is to herd improvement. FULL STORY »
One-step upgrade in calves
Some cows are better suited to their environment than to pleasing beef consumers. Their owners can still use high-value Angus genetics as a terminal cross in those herds, to help themselves and the entire beef supply chain. FULL STORY »
Register now for genetics symposium
Make plans now to attend the 2013 National Beef Cattle Evaluation Consotium (NBCEC) Symposium – Integrating DNA Information into Beef Cattle Production Systems to be held at the Kansas City Airport Holiday Inn on March 4-5, 2013. The registration deadline for this event is February 19, 2013. FULL STORY »
Igenity, Angus Genetics announce enhanced value to DNA profile
Igenity and Angus Genetics Inc. announce a significant cost reduction to the Igenity Profile for Angus, a leading DNA profile for registered Angus cattle producers in the industry. FULL STORY »
BeefTalk: Now is the season of bull buyers and sellers
The bull-buying season certainly is here, and I hope those who need some good replacement bulls are busy shopping. Like a good ice pond with way too many ice houses loaded with fishermen, who gets the fish (in this case, the bull) takes luck and good planning. FULL STORY »
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- Thursday's export data had mixed crop market implications
- Corn grain moisture discount: Why and how much?
- Canadian cattle producers to benefit from agreement with U.S.
- Certified Hereford Beef volume surpasses 50 million lb. sold
- Commentary: Jolley: Has the king of meats forfeited its crown?