09/21/2012 2:20:00 PMPurchasing feeds for a cow/calf producer is like doing taxes. Typically once a year producers start pricing feeds trying to figure out what is the best deal and what they should buy. ... Full story.
09/18/2012 4:05:00 PMTake time now to evaluate your nutrition program for the spring-calving cows. A way to do that is to evaluate the reproductive performance of the cow herd because reproduction is so closely linked to body condition of the cows and body condition is linked to the nutrition program. ... Full story.
09/14/2012 9:15:00 AMEveryone is tired of hearing about drought. The skies are stark blue, usually considered nice, but most would appreciate some clouds and rain. ... Full story.
09/13/2012 1:38:53 PMBeef producers considering restocking herds should do so slowly, allowing time for pastures to recover and effectively choose cattle that are a right fit for their operation. ... Full story.
09/06/2012 4:10:00 PMAs the drought continues across SD and the majority of the Corn Belt producers need to start looking at their operations more analytically than they have in the past. ... Full story.
09/26/2012 9:30:47 AMIn September 2012 with drought conditions covering much of the nation, there are many challenges for cattle producers in the United States. ... Full story.
08/28/2012 9:09:07 AMAs if drought damage to pastures and high hay and feed prices aren’t enough, livestock producers may see reduced fertility in their breeding herds this fall. ... Full story.
08/16/2012 2:50:00 PMTexas ranchers considering restocking options should think profitability first and foremost before writing a check, according to a Texas AgriLife Extension Service economist. ... Full story.
08/14/2012 2:25:00 PMWith all beef producers facing extreme challenges during a time of drought, those calving in the fall face a unique set of challenges that warrant addition management considerations. ... Full story.
08/14/2012 9:28:45 AMWith summer’s grazing gone, Arkansas livestock producers are looking to winter annuals to sustain what’s left of their herds. ... Full story.
08/06/2012 2:02:51 PMIn order to maximize the productivity of a female within a beef cattle operation she must produce a marketable calf on every 365 days. ... Full story.
08/06/2012 12:49:56 PMThe struggle for sourcing feed continues as cattle producers evaluate current and future feeding options. Even though the culling is deep, there still are cows left to feed, so now is the time to call a good beef cattle nutritionist. ... Full story.
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10/19/2012We’re buying young cow from drought stricken ranches and moving them to ours. Do we co-mingle or segregate for how long? Full story.
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