BeefTalk: Pregnancy evaluation is a key management tool
Next year's planning is under way. Everything is upbeat, and the cows and bulls even get a blue ribbon. FULL STORY »
BeefTalk: Color-coded data or something else?
What association are you using to manage the genes in your cow-calf system? Where do we start as we come to understand the modern world of genetics? FULL STORY »
BeefTalk: Bigger is not always better
Perhaps the beef business is not unique. However, each year, when the students gather to study beef production, they are geared to determine what is right. FULL STORY »
BeefTalk: Understanding culling and replacement rates critical
Culling and replacement rates are the two numbers that will impact the base cow herd. FULL STORY »
BeefTalk: May you find all your ear tags
As fall markets prepare to receive the current calf crop as it comes off the cow, producers initiate late-summer and fall roundups in what becomes an annual, well-planned exercise that repeats every year. FULL STORY »
BeefTalk: Uff Da!
Seven hundred eighty dollars' worth of hay for a calf: uff da! Seasonal and yearly trends repeat. In fact, in 2008, the same concerns were very evident as the hay yards were empty. FULL STORY »
BeefTalk: Who said change would be easy
Is the cattle industry really changing? The industry may or may not be changing, but at the Dickinson Research Extension Center, the cow business has changed. FULL STORY »
BeefTalk: Grass versus corn, TDN cost per unit
In years past, given the price of feed grains, it was a given to buy grain. If one was short of forage, buy grain. If one was looking to expand, buy grain. If one was thinking of the future, build feed bunks and pens and buy grain. FULL STORY »
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- Control weeds now for better pastures this summer
- Cattle Outlook: Boxed beef prices advance, fed prices retract
- Using the “Nebraska advantage” to grow the livestock industry
- U.S. readies for more 'extremely tough' trade talks with Japan