By: John George, PE, Ag Engineering Associates
We’ve all heard their many platitudes of those against confined animal feeding operations.
• Agriculture is the biggest contributor to water pollution in the U.S.
• “Factory Farms” are a major threat to… Continue reading
Meet the Leadership Winter is a common time for some cattle associations to hold annual meetings and elect new leadership for their associations. FEED•LOT found out a little about some of the incoming national and state presidents as they take… Continue reading
By: Heather Smith Thomas
Pen riders are crucial for monitoring and moving cattle. They can also reduce stress levels in pens of cattle. Lynn Locatelli, DVM with attlexpressions in New Mexico, works with feedlots in the Midwest and Canada and… Continue reading
By: Duane Dailey
Cow herd owners leery of the futures market or insurance for risk management can look to quality beef for protection. Scott Brown, University of Missouri livestock economist, explained that option at the MU Thompson Farm field day… Continue reading
By: Don Tyler
It is always best to use facts when they are available, but sometimes we don’t have all the facts we need to make a decision. We may have to make the decision quickly and do our best… Continue reading
By: Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist
The concept of scoring various traits for cattle is common.
Recently, I had the opportunity to udder score a set of 82 first-calf heifers
after they weaned their calves. The process was not very… Continue reading