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Smart work feeds success

TIM Baulch runs an efficient cattle feedlot and breeding operation close Col­eraine, in Victoria’s Western District.

8 Jul 2014, 9:48 am | click here to view more

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- GRASPING THE ALTERNATE UNIVERSE

When you spend most every day, every day, wrapped up in the cattle business or some other sector of agriculture, it's too easy to believe the relax of the world sees things from an identifiable viewpoint.

7 Apr 2014, 5:48 pm | click here to view more

Naracoorte steers in demand

VIC REDS: Renee and Corey Shrive, Glenbrae, Douglas, Vic, sold 35 March 2013-drop Red Angus cross steers and heifers. Their 20 heifers topped at $630 and averaged $604. They also sold 10 steers 372kg at $750.

4 Jul 2014, 2:06 pm | click here to view more

LANDOWNERS NEED LIABILITY KNOWLEDGE

Landowners and farmers need to educate themselves about liability issues related to people on their land, regardless of insurance, signs or fees.

26 Feb 2014, 4:14 pm | click here to view more

GOALS ESTABLISH BULL BUYING CRITERIA

Selecting herd bulls is not an easy task. Identifying production goals is often the first step in identifying potential herd bulls.

26 Feb 2014, 4:13 pm | click here to view more

INTERNATIONAL BRANGUS BREEDERS ASSOCIATION ELECTS NEW BOARD MEMBERS

The International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) recently elected four new directors to serve a three-year term on the IBBA Board of Directors.

26 Feb 2014, 4:12 pm | click here to view more

GRASSLANDS ARE HEALTHIEST WHEN THEY ARE GRAZED

Grasslands are healthiest when grazed. The periodic mowing stimulates new growth, and manure/urine from the grazing animals (and trampling of grass to provide litter) adds the necessary nutrients to the soil to make the grassland more productive.

25 Feb 2014, 4:18 pm | click here to view more

FERTILIZATION/WEED CONTROL JUMP STARTS GRAZING SYSTEM

Escalating costs of production have forced producers to look for efficiency any where on the ranch to help keep these figures in check. Forage production, although not free, can limit the need for expensive grain and supplements the cow herd needs to maintain production goals.

25 Feb 2014, 4:17 pm | click here to view more

WINTER IS BEST TIME TO TRAP WILD HOGS

Wild hogs continue to be a plague throughout Mississippi, occupying about half of the state's land area.

24 Mar 2014, 4:00 pm | click here to view more

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- POOF AND AWE -- PART II

No one in the audience noticed, but Hooter could tell the bonk on the noggin rattled Squeak, who tottered on his way back to the makeshift stage.

24 Feb 2014, 4:41 pm | click here to view more

REPRODUCTION EFFICIENCY CRITICAL TO PROFITABILITY

One thing that most cow/calf producers can attest to is that in order to be profitable you have to receive cows bred and receive them bred efficiently.

24 Feb 2014, 4:40 pm | click here to view more

IT'S THE PITTS -- TITANIC TWO

It must have been very embarrassing for the 74 scientists, who meant to go to Antarctica to validate global warming theories, when the Russian boat they were on got stuck in ice ten feet thick far from where it should NOT have been if the polar cap was melting.

24 Feb 2014, 4:39 pm | click here to view more

Who's Who: Livestock Judges

The barns are among the sights and smells of the fair.Many of those animals are lining up for various competitions.

22 Jul 2014, 8:27 pm | click here to view more

Lightning kills 45 head of cattle near Darby

A bolt of lightning killed 45 head of cattle on a ranch close Darby.

22 Jul 2014, 10:51 am | click here to view more

IT'S THE PITTS -- HERE'S LOOKIN' AT YA'

When it comes to attitude the eyes have it.

20 Mar 2014, 4:03 pm | click here to view more

Pressure to Allow GMO Farming in Tasmania

The state government says it is planning legislation to extend the ban on genetically modified farming when it expires later this year. But Tasmania's powerful poppy industry, the world's largest... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

20 Jul 2014, 6:24 pm | click here to view more

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- A FOREIGNER IN HIS HOMELAND

You could always tell the rare occasion when Peetie Womack had spent a might too long at the punch bowl: sooner or later, he'd receive around to most everyone, rub them on the noggin, his eyes sparkling.

19 Mar 2014, 5:39 pm | click here to view more

Angus group adds new member

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Hannah Gates of La Porte City is a new junior member of the American Angus Association.

19 Jul 2014, 8:00 am | click here to view more

TAKE MANAGEMENT STEPS TO BENEFIT FROM CURRENT PRICES

While it is unlikely that any cattle producer has not recognized that the beef cattle industry is enjoying exceptional cattle prices, I'll point out something that should be obvious if you've sold any cattle over the last several months: The cattle markets are pretty unbelievable¸ having reached unprecedented high points.

18 Mar 2014, 4:28 pm | click here to view more

BBU ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Beefmaster Breeders United (BBU) welcomes Bill Pendergrass to the team as the new Executive Vice President. With an interest and genuine care for cattlemen and the beef industry, Pendergrass expresses that his life's work is advocating for ranchers, helping the purebred sector embrace the future and actively establishing the importance of the Beefmaster breed for the benefit of its breeders and the beef industry in general.

18 Mar 2014, 4:27 pm | click here to view more

Even in isolated, pristine Tasmania, pressure to allow GMO farming

By Jane Wardell POWRANNA Australia (Reuters) - Thousands of Black Angus bulls snort steam gently into the frigid early morning air at Tasmania's largest cattle feedlot as they jostle for space at a long grain trough. The pitch black cattle, blending into their muddy surroundings and stretching as far as the eye can look, are being fattened up for the Japanese market where marbled Angus beef is in ...

18 Jul 2014, 1:35 am | click here to view more

Steers to $840 at Yea

SMALL but nice was the best way to describe the monthly Yea store sale last Friday, with 929 head penned.

13 Jul 2014, 7:17 pm | click here to view more

Angus steers in demand at Strath

BIG FIELD: Curnamona Station manager Jeff Pumpa, north of Yunta, and Elders Peterborough manager Tim Taplin in front of some of the 120 cattle fielded by the station at the Strathalbyn saleyards on Friday last week.

11 Jul 2014, 2:06 pm | click here to view more

BREATHING ISSUES CAN BE A PROBLEM FOR NEWBORN CALVES

All baby calves are born with some degree of respiratory acidosis. Respiratory acidosis is the buildup of by-products of carbon dioxide and a deficiency of oxygen.

11 Feb 2014, 4:31 pm | click here to view more

Cattle Run Happening on the City Streets

This Friday, Calgarians will be expressing their Stampede spirit in a unique way while making a difference for families in need at the second annual Angus Cattle Run, a 5k family event and fun run in support ...

10 Jul 2014, 8:10 am | click here to view more

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