Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
Harvested forage costs are a large part of the production costs associated with cow-calf enterprises. An Oklahoma State University trial had the objective to economically evaluate stockpiled bermudagrass. The research found… Continue reading
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Selecting breeding animals on how they look, by phenotype, worked for centuries. Progress in improving cattle was made just on appearance.
Now genotype pushes phenotype back to horse-and-buggy days. It’s data and what’s inside that counts.
Arrival… Continue reading
By: Emma Hopkins
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – For farmers seeing weeds in their crop fields this late in the growing season, hand-rouging and pulling them by hand may be the best way to remove them, more so than using a… Continue reading
As a retired small-animal Army veterinarian, Dale Williamson wasn’t comfortable fielding questions about expected progeny differences (EPDs) and genetic testing for cattle. Those questions kept coming his way, even though he didn’t know how to read bull data, let alone… Continue reading
By: Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist
Most of Oklahoma received rain in the past week with roughly half the state receiving 1 to over 3 inches and a few areas receiving even heavier rains that… Continue reading
By: Katie Allen
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Many cattle producers are experiencing record returns on their calves this year, but even times of high profitability demand a search for more opportunities to enhance a beef operation. These opportunities will be discussed… Continue reading