It's never too early to be focused on the next potential forage stressor - Summer. In the Southeast we are no stranger to the long, hot, dog-days of summer and the impacts we see on forage availability thro
New research continues to reinforce the importance of delivering high-quality colostrum to newborn calves to set them up for lifelong success. In his latest issue of Calf Notes, Dr. Jim Quigley discusses a study in Chin
The ban on fresh Brazilian beef exports to the U.S. could end after the U.S. finishes its review of documents sent in response to questions raised in a U.S. veterinary mission to Brazil earlier this year.
The current wheat market is such that there will likely be considerable interest in grazing wheat this winter. Producers will not only be looking at winter grazing but may also be thinking about the prospects for grazi
July and August are normally passive months where we look to put in the summer lows. In 2020 there are more obstacles to building a bullish attitude than normal as far as fed cattle values are concerned.
Recently, over 8,000 acres of native range burned in the Nebraska Sandhills. These types of disasters often leave producers in a forage shortage for the summer. Confining pairs to keep them off the recovering burned are
Americans eat nearly 50 billion burgers a year—about 3 burgers a week for each person in the U.S. While May 28th is National Burger Day, we can’t help but add a slice of cheese to celebrate all over again!
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
Most areas of Oklahoma have had adequate summer forage to allow pregnant replacement heifers to be in excellent body condition going into late fall and winter.<p></p> Now producers are faced with the challenge of maintain
Some American beef packing companies are adding to worker's hourly pay and sick leave in response to the COVID-19 emergency. Some will earn an additional bonus for working all their shifts through May 3.
U.S. meat production faced challenges in April and May as packing plants implemented worker safety measures for COVID-19, causing concern about available supplies. But production has rebounded in recent weeks.
The headline of a recent business blog "The REAL shocking costs of dead inventory" by Eric Jensen may cause you to stop and think about how this issue could be related to dairy farms. In Jensen's blog,