USDA research looks at how global warming will affect native grassland.
Ranchers may want to consider shortening their traditional grazing season.
Decades of data kept by USDA scientists are providing valuable information about how seasonal weather patterns affect cattle production.
USDA scientists have found that one reason why some beef cows may not be getting pregnant is they have fragments of male Y chromosome in their DNA.
Study indicates same levels of resistant pathogens in ground beef raised with and without antibiotics.
Scientists have found "prescribed fire" used in the summer was much more effective, particularly after a wet spring, at controlling the invasive weed purple threeawn and giving perennial, sod-forming grasses a chance to regrown on rangeland.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, grazing low numbers of cattle on cover crops does not compact the soil or cut down on the organic matter added, according to new ARS research.