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Grazing the Net: Snake oil defined

Dr. Oz aired a segment on beef last week. It wasn't pretty.

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BeefTalk: Why Would Calving Time in the Northern Plains Change?

Calving dates are more than calendar dates on the barn wall.

4 years ago
Growth projected for meat substitute market

Beef tacos, spicy miso chicken, cottage pie, cabbage rolls, chicken coconut curry, Swedish meatballs - all recipes from around the globe with a focus on meat. But as the consumer mindset continues to shift for foo

4 years ago
Post-breeding nutrition affects heifer pregnancy rates

Heifer breeding season is fast approaching. Achieving a desirable pregnancy rate in replacement heifers is contingent upon many things, but it all begins with nutrition. The vast majority of articles discussing heifer n

4 years ago
Preventing mycotic abortions in pregnant cattle

Mycotic abortions, or fungal abortions, are often sporadic in cattle. As producers determine the need to provide supplemental feeds to their calving cow herd, they must also be aware of the causes of these often mysteri

4 years ago
Comparing MGA vs. CIDR for estrus synchrony in beef heifers

Progestin - based estrus synchronization protocols that utilize melengestrol acetate (MGA) or controlled internal drug release (CIDR) devices can be effectively used for synchronizing estrus in heifers. A study co

4 years ago
Thompson: Accuracy in agvocacy

Hannah Thompson with the Animal Agriculture Alliance says the industry needs to be extra careful with the terms it uses, to ensure the public's trust in animal protein products.

4 years ago
A herd expansion progress report

We are now two years into herd expansion and that leads to questions of how much more herd expansion is ahead and, to a lesser degree, questions about how fast remaining herd expansion will occur. Beginning with a Janu

4 years ago