In order to run an efficient operation, cow-calf producers must know the production status of their cow herd. One basic step is pregnancy checking so the right management decisions can be made on individual cows, such a
Christmas Eve day on our Platte Valley farm was cloudy and cool. Evening chores were to be completed earlier than usual so that the family could attend Christmas Eve services at the small Presbyterian church in town.
With weaning season upon us and harvesters starting to roll down the road, producers are getting busy. With all the day to day tasks that need to get done, it is easy to stick to tradition and ignore the fact that what
Each year in August, it is time for an important reminder. Fall-calving season is here. In fact, the start of the fall calving season often begins before some producers expect it. The target date for the beginning of f