Agriculture Online - Cattle Cattle news and updates. Find articles on cattle, herd management, handling, animal health, marketing, cattle equipment, pharmaceuticals, feed, technology, facilities, grazing and more. Get cattle updates for your farm or ranch from cattle experts and other farmers. en-us Copyright Successful Farming Wednesday Apr 16 03:17:45 EDT 2014 150 30 30 Slippery Slope Woven tire tread mats provide added traction as livestock move about on slick surfaces. Tuesday Apr 08 15:13:27 EDT 2014 Double-Duty Alfalfa Taking out a declining alfalfa stand might make sense from a production standpoint, but not from a logistical or economic one. it might be time to consider an alternative. Tuesday Apr 08 15:06:51 EDT 2014 Alfalfa-sainfoin Option will Offer Bloat-Free Grazing Performance Testing can begin in the U.S. in 2015 with Mountainview, the new Canadian sainfoin. Tuesday Apr 08 14:24:28 EDT 2014 A Bare-Bones Beginning Natural processes and holistic management help young ranchers get started. Tuesday Apr 08 14:12:45 EDT 2014 Predict Grass Growth Spring on the Northern Plains determines how much pastures will produce. Tuesday Apr 08 14:02:15 EDT 2014 Ensure Breeding Success Evaluating fertility of herd sires helps put more calves on the ground. Tuesday Apr 08 12:19:09 EDT 2014 A Strategy for Culling Cows Individualized records allow strategic herd improvement. Tuesday Apr 08 11:43:34 EDT 2014 Cattlefax: Good News For Beef Market Cattlefax market outlook specialists paint rosy picture for prices and adding cows. Friday Apr 04 15:05:17 EDT 2014 Great Time to Own Cattle, but . . . Monday Mar 24 17:44:14 EDT 2014 Hands-On School Covers AI, Herd Management Beef producers can learn practical skills and herd-management at short courses offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. Monday Mar 24 13:49:58 EDT 2014 Solar Systems for Watering Cattle Drawing power from the sun makes water available in distant pastures. Watering beef cows on remote pastures is easier for Jason Zahn since he replaced aging windmills with solar pumping systems 10 years ago. Monday Mar 24 13:41:57 EDT 2014 Use Strategy to Reduce a Herd Friday Mar 21 17:03:39 EDT 2014 Heat Detecting Critical to AI Friday Mar 21 16:52:14 EDT 2014 The industry needs more hamburger cattle Tuesday Mar 11 17:23:22 EDT 2014 How 100 Acres Built a Cattle Producer's Legacy Arkansas land passed down two generations gives an Indiana native his chance to produce livestock full time. Tuesday Mar 11 13:02:44 EDT 2014 The Year of the Heifer Monday Mar 10 15:08:30 EDT 2014 Recycled feedlot nutrients help second crop Rye silage is more than just another feed option for thousands of beef cattle in northwest Iowa feedlots. The silage also solves issues of utilizing surplus nitrogen, preventing erosion and runoff, and effectively utilizing nutrients and land. Friday Mar 07 16:28:50 EST 2014 Starting from the ground up Looking to start a beef cattle herd with little to no prior knowledge, one woman asks if it's possible to succeed. Wednesday Feb 19 16:58:03 EST 2014 Splitting the herd pays bills Many beef producers see weaning and calving once a year as trouble enough, but for third-generation rancher Dick Coon, twice for each works just fine. Monday Feb 03 12:20:46 EST 2014 Cute Cattle A compilation of cute cows and calves (and heifers and bulls) from Farmers for the Future. Tuesday Jan 21 17:24:39 EST 2014 #Felfie Here's my #Felfie, pretending to squish Speckles the cow's head. Good times! Monday Jan 20 17:17:55 EST 2014 BTO Colour Camera Nestbox BTO Colour Camera Nestbox Friday Jan 17 05:37:44 EST 2014 Improve pregnancy rates with simple adjustments Tweaking general management of the beef herd can improve breeding-season success. Wednesday Jan 08 14:17:52 EST 2014 4 Tips to Rejuvenate Pastures From Drought Last year's drought may have given you lemons, so turn it into an opportunity to spruce up your grazing lands. Wednesday Jan 08 14:06:33 EST 2014 Work cattle with care The way you handle cattle goes a long way toward making the work go smoothly. Wednesday Jan 08 13:50:24 EST 2014 Pricing replacement heifers Know your own production costs in 3 steps, then settle on a price. Wednesday Jan 08 12:48:22 EST 2014 Hormones: Hashing out the facts The University of Nebraska-Lincoln published an article answering the question that so many ask these days when it comes to beef: What about hormones? Tuesday Dec 17 17:20:43 EST 2013 Good disposition improves grading Selecting cattle for disposition helps ease handling and improves grading. Thursday Dec 12 15:23:36 EST 2013 Cattle money ball Rather than not spend for anything, cattle producer says to spend wisely for high income. Thursday Dec 12 15:13:46 EST 2013 Minding the store My sister owns a dairy farm near Joplin, MO. Her dog is plug ugly, but apparently has an endearing trait. Not sure what that is though. Monday Nov 25 16:32:04 EST 2013