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I don't receive out much these days and the other day I went to the auction market for the first time in a long time. At least I thought it was the same auction market.
9 Apr 2015, 4:43 pm | click here to view more
Anytime the matter of cow efficiency becomes overwhelmingly complex, we should revert to the basics. That's a statement made by the tardy Bob Totusek, an animal science icon at Oklahoma State University.
9 Apr 2015, 4:42 pm | click here to view more
For decades, farmers, ranchers and land managers across the United States have fought a losing war against feral hogs. This invasive animal acts similarly to a harmful virus in the human body.
30 Mar 2015, 5:12 pm | click here to view more
I'm starting to feel older than dirt. And I swear there is soil in our garden that I knew when it was rocks. Oh, how a few decades can change your outlook on life.
24 Mar 2015, 5:39 pm | click here to view more
In Part 1 of this series we began discussing the effects that the nutrition of the pregnant cow pre-calving can have direct effects on how well the resulting calf performs throughout its life.
24 Mar 2015, 5:38 pm | click here to view more
A decade ago I was in college and heard the same unhappy story over and over: young people just didn't know how to cook, and that was sure to spell disaster for beef demand.
24 Mar 2015, 5:37 pm | click here to view more
The 25th Anniversary Sale went off without a hitch no snow, sleet, ice, rain or earthquakes and for that we are thankful.
24 Mar 2015, 5:36 pm | click here to view more
It was just too easy. Myron was always amazed how the most elaborate plans, carefully implemented, ticking along as reliably as a newly-tuned Swiss watch could be unraveled so simply.
23 Mar 2015, 5:50 pm | click here to view more
The genotyping technologies that are currently being marketed to beef producers are based off of genetic markers that have been identified to be associated with economically important traits.
20 Mar 2015, 6:01 pm | click here to view more
The Black Crest Farms Spring Sale was held February 14, 2015 in Sumter, S.C.
20 Mar 2015, 6:00 pm | click here to view more
When I grow up I want to be curator of the Cow Hall of Fame. The only problem is I don't think there is one.
18 Mar 2015, 5:40 pm | click here to view more
Safe and effective cattle handling has always been important. In the last few years there has been a move toward what has been called low-stress handling or as we prefer to call it a return to sound effective stockmanship.
18 Mar 2015, 5:39 pm | click here to view more
A break in the harsh winter weather and the opportunity to purchase strictly choice, graded replacement stock cows and bulls packed the bleachers at the Four States Spring turn out sale Saturday, March 7th.
15 Apr 2015, 5:39 pm | click here to view more
For the last 20 something years, it never fails that at different times of the year certain topics become of greater concern. In the spring, these largely focus on two things: bloat and grass tetany.
14 Apr 2015, 4:03 pm | click here to view more
Alabama will host the seventh annual Deep South Stocker Conference Aug. 6-7 in Montgomery, Alabama. The conference is targeting cattle producers in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi.
13 Apr 2015, 3:48 pm | click here to view more
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