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IBBA ANNUAL MEETING TO BE HELD FEBRUARY 10-11, 2017
01/16/2017 04:33 PM
The International Brangus Breeders Association's (IBBA) 2017 Annual Meeting & Convention is scheduled for February 10-11 in San Antonio, Texas.

DEBTER HEREFORD FARM HOLDS 44TH ANNUAL SALE
01/13/2017 04:18 PM
Debter Hereford Farm's 44th Annual Production Bull Sale was held, October 22nd, at the farm in Horton, Alabama.

TAKING A LOOK AT 2017 FOR CATTLE PRODUCERS
01/12/2017 05:44 PM
It's time to drag out the trusty crystal ball and take a look at what 2017 has in store for the beef cattle industry. For this to make sense we need to consider where we came from and how we got to where we are.

IT'S THE PITTS -- CATTLE TRAITING
01/12/2017 05:43 PM
Expected progeny differences (EPD's) have done wonders in improving the quality of our cattle. My only problem with EPD's is there aren't enough of them for traits that I'm most interested in.

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- FEWER AND BIGGER
01/10/2017 04:09 PM
Whether the proverbial chicken or egg, another round of agricultural consolidation appears to be spurred along by suppliers dealing with narrow margins.

BLACK INK -- MAKING THE MOST OF IT
12/27/2016 12:50 PM
“Suppose we could only make 1 million cars. If the auto industry was limited for some reason, what would they do? Would they make small, cheap vehicles or big, premium, expensive cars?” An industry observer asked that question at a cattle feeders meeting this summer.

LATE WEANING HELPS AVOID EFFECTS OF HARSH WINTER
12/27/2016 12:49 PM
A growing number of stockmen are calving later in the year (April, May or June) rather than early, to be more in tune with nature. They have green grass at calving time and less need for harvested forage when the cow's nutritional needs are peaking during lactation.

NEW VETERINARY FEED DIRECTIVE TAKE EFFECT JANUARY 1, 2017
12/27/2016 12:49 PM
As of January 1, 2017, beef producers must comply with the new rule regarding use of antibiotics in feed. This rule is aimed at better management of certain antibiotics considered medically important to humans—putting them under more veterinary supervision. This is part of a larger movement to minimize development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.


HEALTHY SOIL AIDS GRASS AND ANIMAL VIGOR
12/27/2016 12:48 PM
Dung beetles, earthworms and pollinators are the good guys when it comes to the health of soil and grassland resources.

RESEARCHERS DEVELOP NEW WHITE CLOVER
12/27/2016 12:47 PM
Researchers at The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation and University of Georgia (UGA) have developed a new white clover variety called Renovation to help agricultural producers improve and maintain healthy, productive pastures.

IT'S THE PITTS -- WISE BEYOND HIS YEARS
12/27/2016 12:47 PM
My shrewd buddy Everett came by for a visit today. I haven't seen him for awhile because he's been hauling stock, driving his John Deere and learning how to operate a backhoe.

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- MOM'S CHRISTMAS MEMORIES
12/19/2016 05:46 PM
Christmas Eve was always celebrated at a little two-room country school called Bethel School House out in the middle of Greggs' pasture.



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Yes, Happy birthday. Hope that the calves will wait til you get a break in the weather. Did you ever manage to get the cattle from Texas, shipping and all figured out?

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Lucky_P thank you, I have read it twice, will have to read it more times, but I get the gist of what you have explained. Why don't we get those kind of explanations so that we can realize how mu...

Beginners Board ? Re: finishing steers
If figuring that live weight is 1200 lbs. then 50% is 600 lbs. 600lbs x 2.50 lb =1500. Minus 1337.50 which is his figured costs; now the profit is $162.50. Big difference from $462.50. Yes ...

Health & Nutrition ? Re: Presentation-Vet recommendations
CG; I have attended several seminars here put on by our Va forage and grass assoc and they have had people like Greg Judy and many others who do push things like rotational grazing, getting away f...



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