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ADVANCING THE BREED BRAFORD SALE HELD
10/31/2014 05:49 PM
An enthusiastic crowd gathered at Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles, La., for the recent Advancing the Braford Breed 4 Sale.

MARTIN FARM'S OPEN HOUSE SALE AVERAGES $3,000
10/28/2014 05:55 PM
A large crowd was on hand September 27th in Lyles, Tennessee for Martin Farms' Open House at the Farm.

BLACK INK -- FIXER UPPERS
10/27/2014 05:40 PM
I got my start with other people's cull cows, just a bid or two above the hamburger market – which was not so dear back then.

IT'S THE PITTS -- ROAD RAGE
10/22/2014 05:47 PM
The clean-cut boys and girls in their blue and gold FFA jackets make me so proud to be a former member.

PRODUCERS SHOULD EVALUATE MINERAL SUPPLEMENTS
10/21/2014 05:38 PM
There are literally an infinite number of ways to formulate a mineral supplement. With hundreds of ingredients at our disposal and well as countless combinations of forage sources and cattle classifications on these forage bases the variations are mind boggling.

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- MAKING THE MOST OF HIGH-PRICED COWS
10/20/2014 03:39 PM
“Thin cows do not compete.” That's a statement of fact that Kris Ringwall, Extension beef specialist at North Dakota State University (NDSU) believes should be written on barn walls and painted on pasture fences. Right along with: Thin cows need more feed.

PUT CLEANLINESS FIRST WHEN PROCESSING DEER
10/17/2014 04:37 PM
In Mississippi, more than 200,000 deer are harvested each year, providing families with a source of free-range meat. However, hunters must exercise care when processing deer to ensure good-tasting, high quality, safe meat products.

NORTH CAROLINA FALL HARVEST SIMMENTAL SALE AVERAGES $3,312
10/16/2014 05:18 PM
It was a historic day for both the North Carolina Simmental Association and the Simmental beef industry, as the NCSA celebrated their 40th annual state sale.

FALL VACCINATIONS ARE IMPORTANT FOR HERD HEALTH
10/15/2014 05:56 PM
Protecting one's assets is another term for fall calf vaccinations. One does not need to view very many market reports to understand that the asset value of a calf has gone up. In other words, calves are worth good money.

CAB MEAT SCIENTIST NAMED TO "40 UNDER 40"
10/14/2014 03:46 PM
It was a rare moment for Phil Bass. That's “Dr. Phil” to all who know the corporate meat scientist for the Certified Angus Beef ® brand.

TAKE PREVENTATIVE STEPS TO AVOID FALL HEALTH ISSUES
10/13/2014 05:33 PM
As a cow-calf herd goes into the fall season after a hot, dry summer, the entire herd may be stressed. Excessive heat, short grass and low water tanks stress cattle and make them more susceptible to diseases.

IT'S THE PITTS -- DOG FOOD
10/10/2014 03:44 PM
Tico writes a column for the Citizen's Gazette of Burnett, Texas, which is amazing because judging by his picture in the paper, Tico is a dog.



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