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Proactive Producers: Take Profit Into Your Own Hands By: 03/09/2015 @ 5:27pm

No matter how diligently you keep records, manage pastures, rotate cattle, and watch for possible sickness -- droughts still happen, cattle get sick, and prices fall…

Products for Pastures By: 03/09/2015 @ 11:31am

By: Gene Johnston  NutriSphere-N is mixed with nitrogen fertilizer and helps hold it in place until the plant roots…

Integrating Marketing & Production Expands Beef Sales By: 03/09/2015 @ 11:24am

By: Ed Haag  Marketing beef directly to the end user is hardly a new concept, but when combined with a…

Fly Control Options for Cattle By: 03/09/2015 @ 11:12am

By: Raylene Nickel  Ways to control flies on beef cattle are more diverse than ever. Natural and biological practices now offer options along with the standby chemical control methods of pour-ons, sprays…

Producers Establish Processing Plant to Meet Local Beef Demands By: 03/09/2015 @ 11:06am

By: Ed Haag  Ranchers have been accused of spending more time and energy complaining about their lot than actually doing something to change their financial destiny. Nothing could be further from the…

Q&A: Alison van Eenennaam, Cattle Genetics Expert By: 03/09/2015 @ 11:00am

By: Gene Johnston  SF: Attacks on agriculture seem to grow weekly as well-funded activists challenge modern farm technology. How do you address concerns?AVE: I try to show people how science and…

High-Intensity Rotation Helps Soil, Grass, & Cattle By: 03/09/2015 @ 10:50am

By: Raylene Nickel  Brothers Steve and Chuck Fettig annually custom-graze some 1,100 open yearling heifers on their ranch near Napoleon, North Dakota. Over time, they’ve found that the success of custom…

Three Generations Work Together to Run Dairy Farm By: 03/06/2015 @ 3:51pm

It didn’t take long for Craig Schmidt to know that he wanted to be the fourth generation in his family to operate the dairy farm near Juneau, Wisconsin. He bought his first combine when he was a high school…

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