Cover crop grazing, like crop residue grazing, is complicated by the cropland owner’s desire to manage the land in such a way as to maximize crop profitability.
In an announcement that will surprise no one in agriculture, USDA on Tuesday said that net farm income is expected to slide 38.2% in 2015, thanks to low prices in crops and livestock.
South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals reported 240,000 cattle on feed on November 1, up 9 percent from last year.
Tom Brink, Brighton, Colorado, has been named CEO of the Red Angus Association of America.
LUTALYSE portfolio expands to meet customers’ need for flexibility and convenience.
There are very few positives if any at all with regard to cattle and beef markets.
The 10% of farm families who continue past three generations focus on both family and business aspects. You can become that coveted 10% by creating your succession plan now. Here's how.
As most ranchers and landowners know by now, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues waging a war against ranchers and private property owners across the nation by trying to implement its flawed WOTUS rule.
Live hog prices fell below $40 per hundredweight last week. This means hog prices are at their lowest level since November of 2009 when the U.S. was just beginning to pull off the bottom of the great recession.
Purdue Extension is offering a 10-session program to help beef producers improve the profitability of their operations through effective farm management.
Wildfires have ravaged the drought-stricken Western U.S. this year, causing millions of dollars in damage and impacting the livelihoods of American ranchers.
Mike Richardson is in his second decade of facilitating CEO peer groups. Speaking from experience, Richardson says, farmers should expect the following characteristics from a good peer group.
The adjectives have all been used to describe the despair that is cattle feeding. Last week was simply worse than the week before, which was a train wreck.
Judge genetically modified organisms on product not process, geneticist advises.
A South Dakota rancher has pleaded guilty in federal court to falsely claiming he lost more than a hundred cattle during the autumn blizzard of 2013 that left ranchers reeling with financial losses.
Although the market will find support in sale barns, the overall price outlook for multiple cattle sectors isn’t so rosy, says DuWayne Bosse of Bolt Marketing.
USDA's November Cattle on Feed report said the number of cattle on feed was 2.1 % higher at the start of November than a year ago.
None of us is as smart as all of us. That’s the reason a trusting and confidential peer group can be a powerful process for innovation and for helping with opportunities, problems, challenges and issues of all sizes.
Changing from March to May calving is not simple, but it is doable.
As risk managers, cattle producers lag behind corn growers. That is, if a show of hands by producers means anything.
556 acres sees strong interest.
Prepare your land for winter grazing by closely grazing or mowing down the existing pasture in the fall, prior to planting.
The new owners of an Aberdeen, S.D. beef plant that closed in 2012 have fired up the equipment and are processing dozens of cattle a day, the city's mayor said.
Cold weather is quickly approaching. Being prepared will help your livestock winter a little easier.
Wrapping up taxes for the year might seem about as much fun as having a tooth pulled, but it doesn’t have to be nearly as painful.
Cattle marketing options, animal welfare standards and herd restocking will be featured topics at the 2016 Blackland Income Growth Conference set for Jan. 5-6 at the Waco Convention Center.
Tyson Foods says it's closing plants in Chicago and Jefferson, Wisconsin, in a move that will affect 880 workers.
Australia blocked the sale of the nation’s largest private landowner to an overseas buyer, saying the location of one of the company’s 10 cattle ranches in a weapons testing area could compromise national security.