August 2015


CT: August 10, 2015 14:54:04 CST
PRODUCERS MUST DEAL WITH VARIABLES IN NUTRITION
In part 1 of this series we began a discussion of the numerous nutritional sub programs necessary for the production groups that must be managed to have a comprehensively successful nutrition program on a typical purebred cattle operation. One thing to be noted is the amount of variation in these programs as well as the others to be discussed in the following sections.

CT: August 12, 2015 15:37:08 CST
HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- COW HERD AND PRICE TRANSITION UNDERWAY
If anything, the nation's beef producers are growing the cow-herd faster than some suspected.

CT: August 13, 2015 15:45:52 CST
IT'S THE PITTS -- CLOCKWORK
One of my favorite papers is the Livestock Weekly out of West Texas and in a recent issue there was an ad urging readers to support a bill to end daylight savings time in Texas.

CT: August 14, 2015 12:24:16 CST
MAKE GOOD STOCKING DECISIONS DURING DRY SPELLS AND DROUGHT
Imagine it's the end of June and it hasn't rained in awhile. Your region is well below the average annual rainfall and it's hard to say when the skies might open and give your pasture a little relief.

CT: August 17, 2015 15:07:35 CST
BLACK INK -- NO BIDDERS
Imagine you've got a load a calves headed for the sale barn. You know that feeling of anticipation and hope, and perhaps some worry.

CT: August 18, 2015 15:29:57 CST
STUDY LOOKS AT FORAGE BENEFITS FOR QUAIL AND CATTLE
The old adage “the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence” may have a new twist when it comes to cattle forages.

CT: August 19, 2015 15:25:11 CST
HEREFORD JUNIORS ELECT NEW OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS
Kansas City, Mo. -— The election of four new junior Hereford members to the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) board of directors was made, along with announcement of the new officer team, during the 16th Annual VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) June 27-July 3 in Grand Island, Neb.

CT: August 24, 2015 12:35:32 CST
PRICES AND NUMBERS UP FOR BEEF CATTLE
Starkville, Miss. -- Record beef cattle prices are making Mississippi producers happy to be in the business this summer.

CT: August 28, 2015 14:01:20 CST
HIGH FORAGE QUALITY IMPORTANT FOR CATTLE NUTRITION
High quality forage is essential to beef cattle's nutrition and beef producers' bottom lines, said University of Georgia Extension forage specialist Dennis Hancock.

CT: August 28, 2015 14:04:10 CST
WEANING A CRITICAL PART OF ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP
Antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial use on farms and in all meat production systems are hot news items right now. There is an awful lot of confusion, misinformation and disinformation on the Internet and in the media, too.








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