By: Heather Smith Thomas
With advent of vaccines and antibiotics, keeping cattle healthy became easier. Use of pathogen-killing drugs is questioned today however, with increase in resistant pathogens—and residues if drugs are used inappropriately. The beef industry is looking at… Continue reading
By: Grant Mourer
No matter what business you’re in, quality brings value to your product. It’s no different in the beef industry except the definition of quality may differ slightly from producer to producer or segment to segment. Calves that… Continue reading
By: Kay Ledbetter
AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct two workshops to train farmers and ranchers to use their iPhones and iPads or other tablets and smart phones to make decisions to increase their bottom lines.
Agricultural… Continue reading
By: Katie Allen, Communications Specialist, News Media and Marketing Services
MANHATTAN, Kan. – February 11th, 2014. The average age of a farm operator in the United States is 57 years, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s latest census of… Continue reading
NDSU Agriculture Communication — Jan. 31, 2014
Agricultural producers have until March 3, 2014, to file their 2013 income tax
returns without penalty if they have not made estimates.
"Producers have until April 15 to file without penalty if they… Continue reading
By: Don Tyler
The start of a new year can be the best time to make changes to your company’s culture, attitudes, policies, efficiency and profitability. As we begin a new year we have a general sense of optimism, a… Continue reading