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Spring grazing management

Apr 29, 2015 by Rory Lewandowski
Well begun is half done is an old saying that is used to capture the importance of making a thoughtful, planned and managed beginning to a project. That type of beginning can reduce or eliminate later problems, saving t

Feedlot losses mount

Apr 27, 2015 by Drovers
Cattle feeders didn't get any relief last week as they saw margins fall even deeper in the red, according to the Sterling Beef Profit Tracker

Alternative cow/calf production systems

Apr 27, 2015 by SDSU iGrow
Ranchers face two competing economic realities today, explained Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist. "The market is signaling for more calves while at the same time grazing resources required to prod

Noxious weed control

Apr 24, 2015 by Paul O. Johnson
Noxious Weed Control in pastures is becoming more of a challenge. Many commercial spray businesses are no longer spraying pastures, and if they are, there may be restrictions on the time and products they will spray, or

Meat of the Matter: The Subway Curse

Apr 24, 2015 by Drovers
What's the worst thing to befall a professional athlete? It's not losing some ‘big game.' Even worse: It's falling victim to a curse that can derail an entire career.

Commentary: Bite the bullet

Apr 23, 2015 by Drovers
From the March-April Bovine Veterinarian: We've seen it in old Western movies and read historical accounts. The wounded cowboy takes a big swig of sour mash, then bites down on a bullet while the local bartender/surgeon

HSUS whistleblower tells all

Apr 21, 2015 by Drovers
Meet the whistleblower exposing the truth behind the Humane Society of the United States and the group's undercover investigations.