The Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska beef councils recently hosted "A Nutrition Adventure: Connecting Food, Farm and Science" for 43 elite registered dietitians from Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, New York, Minnesota, Washing
Managing a cow herd in drought conditions is a challenge. An alternative to dry lotting beef cows in drought conditions or when pasture is expensive or in short supply would be to "substitute" some of the pasture with a
Approximately two out of every three acres is planted with a Bt corn variety in the United States. That is part of the overwhelming adoption of genetically enhanced seed, which also includes herbicide and drought tolera
The new tag program will offer producers another option for age and source verification. This is a second-tier to RAAA's successful Feeder Calf Certification Program (FCCP) that already accommodates USDA age, source and
Agri-Pulse just published the comments made during the House hearings on the Farm Bill (Volume 8, No. 21, May 23, 2012). During the hearings, policymakers continue to propose payment limits and the latest is a proposal
Authorities are looking for an alleged cattle thief who has been missing since March. A reward has been offered through the TSCRA Operation Cow Thief for any information leading to the arrest of Ronald Ryan Shepard.
Nearly every summer, cases of anthrax in cattle are reported from pastures in South Dakota. Anthrax is a disease that can strike quickly, usually causing death losses without prior noticeable clinical signs in the anim
Ohio's warm winter and early spring mean that cressleaf groundsel is on the rise earlier than normal and has the potential to cause problems for livestock producers, says an Ohio State University Extension beef cattle e
Monthly Cattle on Feed reports by USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service provide valuable and timely market data, but those reports often need to be put into a larger context, especially when unusual situations
Due to the 2011 drought, there has been a large influx of hay into the Southern Great Plains. Within this hay, weeds – some not native to the region – have been inadvertently distributed into many pastures.