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The organization has moved thousands of potatoes from the farm to people who need them.
New FarmLink Project Helps Farmers Get Food To Hungry People

The organization partners with farmers and other members of the agricultural community to move food from the farm level to food banks and distribution centers around the U.S.

2 months ago
U.S. feedlots will be selected at random.
National Feedlot Health Study Gets Underway In 2021

USDA’s National Animal Health Monitoring System wants to get the word out now to raise awareness for the study and encourage them to let feedlot owners and operators they work with know about the project.

2 months ago
Andrew Curtis (right), doctoral research assistant works in the laboratory with Hans Coetzee (left), professor and head of the anatomy and physiology department.
A Good Time To Check For Anaplasmosis

Late fall is a good time to start evaluating the disease status in cattle.

3 months ago
One hundred countries around the globe are concerned about the overuse of antibiotics.
7 Alternatives To Antibiotic Use Identified By Researchers

A new report,“Beyond Antibiotics: The Future of Animal Health Alternatives,” identifies alternatives that could help support the animal health industry and producers, while reducing antibiotic use.

3 months ago
Cash For Water Creates Win-Win For Ranchers, Consumers

Water conservation is increasingly a priority for farmers and ranchers as well as various organizations that are willing to invest in it.

6 months ago
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7-Session Feedlot Short Course Kicks Off July 16

The program, which is virtual, is scheduled to run each Thursday from July 16 through August 27, at 12:30 p.m. CDT. Anyone in the beef industry is welcome to participate.

6 months ago
The maps are made using seven-day forecasts based on four weather parameters – temperature, humidity, wind speed and cloud cover.
Worried About Potential Heat Stress? Consult These Forecast Maps.

The maps are made using seven-day forecasts based on four weather parameters – temperature, humidity, wind speed and cloud cover. Each parameter plays a significant role in the overall heat balance of feedlot cattle.

6 months ago
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Salmonella Dublin Makes Inroads In The Beef Industry

The issue is commonly thought of as a problem in the dairy industry, but it's impacting beef as well.

6 months ago