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6 Practices to Sustain Pasture Growth By: 12/16/2014 @ 2:27pm

By: Raylene Nickel  Conserving grass trumps maximizing beef production at Gary and Sue Price’s 77 Ranch near Blooming Grove, Texas. Their conservative practices…

Cattle Producer Grazes Alfalfa, Sees Almost No Bloat By: 12/16/2014 @ 1:31pm

By: Gene Johnston  Steve Freeman has been grazing beef steers and heifers on alfalfa for about 15 years, and…

How to Beat Bloat By: 12/16/2014 @ 1:26pm

By: Gene Johnston  Legume bloat is a result of the formation of a foam in the rumen of an animal that it can’t…

8 Big Reasons to Graze Cattle on Alfalfa By: 12/16/2014 @ 1:22pm

By: Gene Johnston  Two words – grazing alfalfa – might as well say “bloat assured” to some cattle producers. Not so for University of Kentucky Extension forage specialist Garry Lacefield. He’s…

High-Tech Dairy Cow Comfort By: 12/16/2014 @ 1:16pm

A high-tech dairy barn in a distinctly old-fashioned area is proving itself this winter for a British dairy producer who immigrated to western Canada about 15 years ago. Cows at Happy Rock Holsteins…

Confine Cattle to Help Pastures Recover By: 12/11/2014 @ 12:25pm

Although we had some significant rains this past spring and summer, consecutive years of drought took a toll on rangeland, especially those acres with cattle grazing. Not to mention, the high corn prices a few…

NCBA President: 'We Need More Youth' By: 11/19/2014 @ 1:32pm

By Gene JohnstonThe new president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Bob McCan (pictured far right), knows his cattle, the pain of Mother Nature, and what to do for stress release. In an interview…

Use Feed Additives to Reduce Stress-Loss By: 11/19/2014 @ 1:01pm

By: Raylene NickelA Canadian-made feed and water additive offers beef producers a way to reduce the harmful effects of stress that cattle typically experience during handling and transportation. A dry form…

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