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Drovers Radio: Study of enhanced beef cuts

Aug 13, 2015 by Eric Atkinson
K-State meat scientist Travis O'Quinn reports on a new K-State study of beef consumer response to "enhanced" beef cuts...using a special solution to improve the palatability of cuts that are rated below the choice beef

Flies, beetles and cattle

Aug 13, 2015 by Steve Boyles
The horn fly is the major insect pest on pasture cattle and is less often found around farmsteads. They deposit their eggs in fresh manure, usually within minutes after the manure is dropped.

Feeder prices and fall grazing prospects

Aug 11, 2015 by Drovers
Oklahoma feeder cattle prices are currently at about the same level as this time last year. The difference is that cattle prices increased steadily last year and were on the way up. Hot dry weather in July and August

Herd expansion underway

Aug 11, 2015 by Drovers
During the recent Academy of Veterinary Consultants conference, Cattle Fax CEO Randy Blach discusses herd expansion, consumer demand and other issues affecting future beef prices.

Meat of the matter: The upside of protests

Aug 11, 2015 by Drovers
When activists draw a line in the sand, even folks sympathetic to their cause are forced to admit that hardcore veganism isn't for them. So to all the protesters, I say, "Right on, veggies!

Mineral supplement advice

Aug 10, 2015 by Kendra Gordon
Steve Boyles, beef specialist with Ohio State University Extension, and Shane Gadberry, associate professor at the University of Arkansas, share mineral advice specific to certain situations.