Forum goers find ways around obstacles, both short and long term
By Miranda Reiman
Cattle feeders know their business is full of risks. At the 2014 Feeding Quality Forum, held last week in Kearney, Neb., and Amarillo, Texas, attendees learned… Continue reading
Millennials initiate more than 5 million online food-related searches each day. What a tremendous opportunity for the beef checkoff’s consumer digital advertising campaign. And just 12 weeks into the new campaign, the results are impressive indeed!
The “Beef. Its What’s… Continue reading
By: Heather Smith Thomas
Hay quality has a big influence on animal performance. Beef producers often use analytical tests, and look at the test results for crude protein (CP) and fiber components (ADF and NDF) when sending in hay samples.… Continue reading
A new research study, funded by the beef checkoff and the National Institutes of Health-supported Penn State General Clinical Research Center, published in the June 19, 2014 issue of Journal of Human Hypertension, shows that a heart-healthy diet that includes… Continue reading
Ag engineer, John George of Ag Engineering Associates, answers reader questions on construction, design and regulations. This issue’s topic: are lagoons absolutely necessary?
Reader Question: “I have seen reference to feedlot runoff controls which don’t require a lagoon. Is it… Continue reading
By: Jill J. Dunkel
Record-breaking prices that were only dreamed of a few years ago are the new reality for cattlemen. All segments of the industry are adjusting to this new-found price structure, and ag lending is no exception.
Cattlemen… Continue reading