Precision Decision: Jon Greenfield
Jon Greenfield's 1,000 head Black Angus operation accumulates nearly 8,500 tons of manure. The tricky part was just how to use this brown gold, and that's where Paul Bruns, precision agriculture consultant comes in.
Show Bound: The Tusha Family
Follow Grace Tusha, a veteran showman, in her last year as she prepares for her final show in a year-long experience. With all the experience she has, there is one thing she couldn’t have done without: her family.
Machinery Spotlight: Hay Equipment
Jessie Scott looks at new innovations in round balers, including Case IH, John Deere, Vermeer, Kubota, and New Holland. From show 912
All Around the Farm: Hay Bale Skid Steer Attachment
Brent Svoboda describes the skid-steer attachment he built to easily move large round bales around his farm. From show 912save some time my I went to a guy that had a computer program . And he can take measurements and run it through the system and and and be able to get. They're correct. Specs for it to work properly without happened. To try try again and forward trait I put a quick hitch. Quick cup player in the hydraulic system . And so I can just pop hydraulics off and then there's three bolts of four bolts on each side. A concerted down
Show Bound Part 3: Coming to a Close
The Tusha family has progressed over the year showing cattle. Hear their thoughts about the year and looking back at the life-long journey of showing livestock.eaten them having winners and the time competitively as more than just county fairs . So we've we've progressively gone from. Market price as county fairs to move enough fine and as neither here nor there Hamlet enough here fining them something out in the country that will
Show Bound Part 2-The First Show
Part 2 of the Show Bound series as Grace begins to show at her first big event of the season: Beef Expo.
Show Bound Trailer
Coming soon, follow along with Grace Tusha as she experiences the journey of getting an animal ready for the show ring, and the life lessons learned along the way.
The Future of Livestock Production
Contributing Beef and Livestock editor, Gene Johnston discusses potential advances in beef production using genetics.of those that I think it's perhaps maybe get a have a bigger impact than any of the other thing is of livestock breeding. And in the last few years scientists have pretty much mapped. The whole gene sequence . Of all farm animals cattle and eight feet. And these people know which genes. Out of the millions of genes. Which one's control certain things that are important to us and livestock production. Some of those common traits that we like to breed for like growth raised or reproductive efficiency or muscle development. Meet tenderness. We know the genes that
Show Bound: Preparing for The Show
Part one of the Show Bound series as we follow expert showman, Grace Tusha, as she prepares for the first show of the season: Beef Expo.was probably a class at the state fair when one home. Reserve grand champion of my division. And then I got a lot they like the trainer of champions so it was pretty cool. It was really optimistic view that I'd like to pay off their parents like that moment away. It is just like me their rings tonight everybody and
The Future Livestock Genetics Boom
Today's livestock producers could be where row crop farmers were fifteen years ago? Gene Johnston looks into the future of livestock genetics.that the livestock industry is really right at the beginning stated that. Dairy cows that give more milk beef cattle growth after paid could have more hinder me. All of those things are gonna happen and it's kind of at the beginning of me that fifteen year period like the crops people were fifteen years ago. It's going to be good for all segments of the beef industry. We have most of our people in the Calvin is our house calf producers. And they're going to be the ones that incorporate that. Gene technology into their breeding program. How are they gonna get paid for that well there is all for going to be worth more. And when they sell animals to a feed lot earth doctor operator. They're going to be able to say I didn't map the genes on the animal I don't know what their performance can be. And I'm gonna get more money I'm gonna extract more money from market place for that with other animals will be worth more. And the producers that don't get into that I think they're going to