A topic that is often discussed in cattle production is whether or not the level of nutrition given to a pregnant female late in gestation affects birth weight and calving difficulty (dystocia). Many producers worry tha
Cattlemen have long recognized the need to properly care for their livestock. The checkoff's Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program develops tools based on sound animal husbandry practices and decades of practical experie
Anyone who has ever been 20 miles from the barn and pulled up to a notoriously stubborn gate, only to realize they forgot to bring a pair of fence stretchers, will find appreciation in cowboy artist Don Gill's cartoon t
The margin of error for stocker cattle often is narrow $50 per head can be the difference between profit and loss. It's important to get the most out of that high-value calf with the lowest input, which means getting
February brings the long Cattle on Feed report with its annual summaries and additional inventory breakdowns. The total inventory on February 1 was up slightly from a year earlier after very low marketings in January.
This week in Petroluem has previously examined crude oil supply patterns on the West Coast, noting the increase in unaccounted-for supply, and then linking the increase to movements of crude by railroad. EIA's recently