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Less Feed, More Gain By: 08/15/2014 @ 11:13am

Why is beef the most expensive meat in the grocery store? There may be several reasons, but one of the biggest is that cattle are less efficient converters of feed into…

Fast-Food VP Challenges Cattle Industry By: 08/14/2014 @ 2:12pm

Exactly what does it to mean to be a sustainable cattle ranch? As an industry that is as old as civilization, aren’t…

8 Replacement Heifer Tips By: 08/13/2014 @ 2:33pm

You could be entering the most important phase of your ranching career. It’s expansion time, and most cowherds will…

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Colostrum's Critical Role By: 08/04/2014 @ 4:59pm

When newborn calves get plenty of high-quality colostrum, they have a better chance of staying healthy through weaning and beyond. The passing of antibodies from dam to calf through colostrum provides passive…

Grazing Management Q&A By: 08/04/2014 @ 4:32pm

University of Missouri forage and grazing experts Rob Kallenbach and John Lory take on common questions from farmers and ranchers about pasture fertility and grazing management.Q: When is the best time to…

BI: Plan Ahead to Ease Management for Future Generations By: 08/04/2014 @ 4:06pm

Luke and Naomi Perman are the fifth generation of their family to earn a livelihood in South Dakota’s Swan Creek Valley near Lowry, South Dakota.The young couple are in the transition of management – and…

Invest in Genetics to Meet Prime Beef Demands By: 07/24/2014 @ 4:14pm

At the annual meeting of the American Society of Animal Science in Kansas City, Missouri, this past week, David Patterson (MU Beef Extension specialist) and Scott Brown (MU economist) discussed the futures…

Don't Overgraze During the Drought By: 05/07/2014 @ 1:47pm

If you've got cattle craving some green grass this spring, you might want to take pause before you let them out into your pastures, even if they do look green and healthy. What you're seeing may not…

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