In my last BRD Report series, I wrote about how we're continuing to learn more about antibiotic resistance, and with that, identifying ways producers and veterinarians can be better stewards of antibiotics.
Farm Foundation has been hosting a series of workshops in locations around the country to address upcoming changes to FDA rules and guidance relating to antibiotic use in food animals. The most recent of these was held
Cow-calf operators not only need to regularly check their mineral feeders or blocks to be certain they are supplying the minerals cows need, they need to ensure Veterinary Feed Directive management aspects are met as we
Alfalfa fields are starting to grow showing good potential for this growing season. However, as for last night we were under a Freeze Warning, meaning that some crops could be damaged by a light frost or freeze. In fact
Most farm families will not end up owing federal estate tax (with proper planning and structure, it would typically take a combined gross estate of more than $20 million to be subject to federal estate tax). However, i
Internal parasites in cattle often called worms eat away at the performance and marbling potential in fed cattle, even when they're dewormed properly at arrival. That's according to research at Iowa State University (I
Kansas rancher Mike McCarty says the wildfire outbreak in March only compounded the financial strain he was already under. The historic drought in the Central Plains a few years ago had forced him to reduce his herd, ti
Since 1950 livestock production has experienced many dynamic changes. Cattle production increased, and then declined to the point we have about the same number of cattle in the US as were being counted in 1950.