A cow's reproductive performance is measured by her ability to conceive, deliver and "mother" a calf to weaning every 365 days. In a commercial cow-calf operation, this is the primary factor affecting profitability. Mos
Grazing season is most commonly thought of as grazing during a period of time while the base forage is actively growing. This works great for producers who are seasonal in nature, such as stocker operators who grow wint
Bloat has been described in agricultural writings since A.D. 60. Names for bloat have changed over the years: hoove, hoven, tympany, and blown have appeared in English journals of the 18th and 19th centuries.
The Meat Industry Hall of Fame is proud to announce the Members of the Class of 2017. The Class was selected from a lengthy list of distinguished nominees. A record number of votes were cast by current members of the Ha
Anaplasmosis is an infectious disease of cattle caused by several species of the blood parasite Anaplasma. A. marginale is the most common pathogen of cattle. Sheep and goats are much less commonly affected. Anaplasmosi
In early August, the United States Department of Agriculture published the milk margin for May/June 2016 and it was $5.76. The calculated USDA milk margin is used in the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP) to det
Short-grass native prairie to Old World bluestem-seeded pastures, grazed and ungrazed pastures, herbicide-treated to untreated pastures – a traveling caravan made its way across the Panhandle five months after a March