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ULTRASOUND PROVIDES PRODUCERS MEANS TO PREDICT CARCASS MERIT
03/23/2017 03:56 PM
Ultrasound found its first applications in livestock research in the 1950s. Since that time, the great strides that have been made in ultrasound research have benefited both human medicine and the livestock industry.

IT'S THE PITTS -- PUTTING THE HORSE OUT TO PASTURE
03/23/2017 03:55 PM
I read an article by an economist that suggested in order to make a greater profit you should get rid of your horses and buy an ATV.

RIGOROUS CULLING HELPS MAINTAIN EFFICIENT HERD
03/21/2017 05:07 PM
Which cows in your herd are making you money and who is losing you money? Every year, the cow-calf producer needs to critically evaluate each animal in the herd and decide if she is paying her upkeep

NOT TOO EARLY TO START "HEAT STRESS" DISCUSSION
03/21/2017 05:07 PM
A couple of weeks ago, here in Texas as well as numerous other locations across the US, temperatures bumped up into the 70's and even the 80's in some areas. This was in FEBRUARY! Granted, it has cooled back down but nonetheless it's already gotten warm in lots of locales across the country and will again very soon. That in mind, it's not too early to start the “heat stress” discussion and how this can affect animal performance. Heat stress is a major contributor to animal and production losses each year.

RESEARCH LAUNCHED TO IMPROVE BEEF SUSTAINABILITY
03/16/2017 05:49 PM
Environmental, social and economic sustainability is a long-held objective of the United States beef industry and the focus of a new, national research project.

BULL MANAGEMENT IS A KEY TO SUCCESSFUL BREEDING SEASONS
03/14/2017 05:14 PM
Bull management before and during breeding season can improve producers' chances for reproductive success, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

RESEARCH TRIALS FOCUS ON WINTER PASTURE STOCKING
03/14/2017 05:13 PM
Profits in stocker production can be as green as winter pastures when conditions are right and producers apply correct stocking strategies, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research expert.

IT'S THE PITTS -- SHE SAID WHAT?
03/09/2017 02:36 PM
I remember learning early in life that humans should use all five of their senses, but darn it, mine don't work anymore.

INTERNAL PARASITE CONTROL SAVES PRODUCERS SIGNIFICANTLY EVERY YEAR
03/08/2017 03:34 PM
Since man has managed and produced cattle, control of internal parasites (worms, flukes) has been an issue. And while the industry seems to repeatedly discuss and address the problem, given the implications on animal health and performance, revisiting the subject is a necessity.

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- WHERE THE COWS ARE
03/08/2017 03:33 PM
Whether you're looking to buy or sell calves, feeders, breeding cows or bulls, it's always worth pondering the relative volume of inventory and where it exists.

FORAGE AND RUMINANT LAB HELPS RESEARCHERS
03/06/2017 09:47 AM
The Forage and Ruminant Nutrition Lab at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Stephenville explores ways to improve ruminant diets and mitigate negative environmental impacts for researchers around the state, nation and globe, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research expert.

BEEF EXPORTS INCREASE U.S. CARCASS VALUES
03/06/2017 09:46 AM
Mouthwatering steaks, juicy burgers and delectable roasts. That's what consumers here in the U.S. love. But what about the underutilized parts of the beef animal? If we don't consume them here in the U.S., where do they go, and who uses them?



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Grasses, Pastures and Hay ? Re: nitrate concerns on fertilized ryegrass/bahia...
greybeard wrote:
Nearly 3 weeks ago, on 6 acres of some pretty poor soil, I put out the recommended rate of 150 lbs/acre of 33-0-0 granular fertilize a day ahead of 2-3" forecast rain. Another 3 acr...

Health & Nutrition ? Re: feeding calves on leftover winter feed
TexasBred wrote:
Cross-7 wrote:TexasBred wrote:I defer to the experts.


Funniest thing I've read today
Your time to shine....don't screw it up.

Yeah and I'll teach Michael Jordan how to play basketball

Breeds Board ? Re: Went to the auction yesterday
JSCATTLE wrote:
I know some people say a good heifer will raise a good calf but that hasn't been my experience on the grass we have here. I'm not feeding a cow during the summer to keep her fat. I ...

Cattle Sales ? Re: Alabama folks, I got a ?
I'm with him about the day having a lot to do with it but I'd say that around 15% has some ear on it. I went to the Savannah sale last week and I would say 20% had ear on it. The week before when I...

Beginners Board ? Re: if this was your pasture
dun wrote:
I would spray the whole thing with Surmount and leave it sit. Then next spring burn it. The biggest problem with abused/neglected pastures is you can;t reclaim them in one year. It took...

Every Thing Else Board ? Re: Get ready for another hit on beef prices
True Grit Farms wrote:
HDRider wrote:Bright Raven wrote:A yawn. Nothing New! Concept has been around since Hector was a pup.

keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it

That didn't ...



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