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Crops & Cattle Benefit From Cover Crops By: 09/03/2014 @ 2:13pm

Adding a cover crop of winter cereal rye into his rotation is good for crops and cattle, says Bill Yock of St. James, Minnesota. Beef cows graze contentedly in the…

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…

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…

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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 be participating. If you are adding a few heifers – or a lot – your success rate could…

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

Although many cattle producers are working to rebuild their herd, low beef numbers are continuing to drive cattle prices higher than ever.David Patterson (MU Beef Extension specialist) and Scott Brown (MU…

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