Nutrition

Governor, A.G. submit comments opposing EPA CAFO reporting rule

01/25/2012 2:18:17 PM
The governor and attorney general of Kansas have joined NCBA and KLA in opposing the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed reporting rule for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). ... Full story.

Consumers buying higher-quality steaks; farmers adjust

01/25/2012 10:35:52 AM
Consumers are upgrading their beef buying habits. They prefer steaks of choice and prime U.S. Department of Agriculture quality grades. ... Full story.

Determining genetics for your cattle herd

01/25/2012 10:14:30 AM
K-State beef geneticist Dan Moser discusses the latest advances in beef genetic management using DNA information. ... Full story.

Finding new forages for rangeland cattle

01/24/2012 1:51:21 PM
Cattle that graze on rangelands in the western United States may soon have a new forage option, thanks to work by a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist. ... Full story.

Insight: Bull run in U.S. cattle may lose steam, for now

01/24/2012 10:56:39 AM
Texas rancher Jim Selman is on the verge of going out of the cattle business, a victim of one of the worst droughts since the Dust Bowl in the 1930s. ... Full story.

Commentary: Squirrel Girl

01/24/2012 9:30:24 AM
Of all the ways to set oneself apart from the chefs who dominate cable shows, who front high-end restaurants and who smile at us from the covers of their cookbooks, one woman’s got ’em all beat. ... Full story.

Access to water critical for wintering beef cattle

01/23/2012 4:05:00 PM
Cattle need daily access to water to meet their needs during winter months, although the total amount consumed decreases compared to warmer weather conditions. ... Full story.

Sufficient nutrients vital for beef cows

01/23/2012 12:01:43 PM
Winter forage may not provide cattle with enough nutrients. ... Full story.

Feed inventory planning for dairy herds

01/27/2012 10:47:10 PM
If you plan to start a dairy farm or expand your herd, you need to determine how much feed will be needed. ... Full story.

Backgrounding enterprise profitability tied to feed costs

01/10/2012 4:10:00 PM
Kansas Farm Management Association (KFMA) data indicate the backgrounding enterprise has not been particularly profitable over the last ten years. ... Full story.

Solving the efficiency puzzle: Are we missing something?

12/21/2011 3:34:20 PM
There has been a tremendous buzz throughout the beef industry the last few years and the buzz is “efficiency”. ... Full story.

Money-makers in difficult times

01/27/2012 10:48:02 PM
Dairy Herd Management asked dairy farmers from across the U.S. to share the top five things they have turned to in recent years to add value to their operations. Here is what they had to say. ... Full story.
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Ask the expert: Mixing cows from drought-stricken ranches

10/19/2012
We’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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