Big strides have been made since the Beef Quality Audit of 1991 pointed out changes needed to meet consumer demand. At the Feeding Quality Forum, a Certified Angus Beef executive talked about responding to those needs.
In the coming months feed cost and availability will be a challenge. One opportunity livestock producers can use to get ahead is to store wet or modified distiller’s grains now to be fed at a later date.
In Monroe County, Mo., the Pembertons see several benefits of rotational grazing, such as pasture rest, regrowth and soil conservation. They perform biannual soil testing and add lime to their pastures as needed.