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Oct 07, 2016

No Magic Bullet to Save Cattle Market

It’s been a stressful time for cattle producers trying to keep their heads above water in the last several month’s volatile market conditions.

Mar 16, 2016

Will Value-added Programs Evolve with the Market?

As we enter a period of bearish cattle prices, I find myself pondering what other changes might be on the horizon. How will our industry evolve and what adaptations will shrewd cattlemen make to keep that competitive edge? Exploring or cultivating options to add value to your calves may be

Feb 24, 2016

Electric Fence Roundup: Set Up a Grounding System

The No. 1 failure in the installment of an electric fence system is not properly grounding the energizer. “If you want to get the most out of your charger, then you must install a grounding system—and install it right,” Steve Freeman says.

Feb 22, 2016

Electric Fence Roundup: Choose Your Energizer

Whether you’re looking for a permanent fencing solution or want something portable for your grazing system, there are many cost and management benefits to utilizing electric fence.

Feb 16, 2016

'You Broke The Law': House Ag Committee Drills EPA Administrator

In a hearing with the Environmental Protection Agency on Feb. 11, members of the House of Agriculture Committee discussed with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on the agency’s impact on the rural economy.

Feb 12, 2016

W.T. Waggoner Ranch Sells for $725 Million

Billionaire Stan Kroenke has been approved by a Texas court to purchase the historic W.T. Waggoner Ranch.

Feb 10, 2016

Monitor Body Condition Scores for Cow Fertility

There is a close connection between nutrition and reproductive efficiency in beef cows.

Feb 09, 2016

The Basics of Cow Herd Nutrition

During the recent Cattlemen’s College at the Cattle Industry Convention a speaker discussed the importance of protein in maintaining cow condition and some basics for determining supplementation levels.

Feb 08, 2016

Australia has Beef with Claims Alleging Ties to Chipotle Outbreaks

The Australian beef industry says claims its beef was to blame for damaging foodborne illness outbreaks at Chipotle Mexican Grill are unsubstantiated.