Latest News From Animal Nutrition

Don’t Wait on Winter Cow Nutrition Preparation

Develop feeding plans now to maintain body condition and reproductive performance.

1 month ago
Glenn Selk: Forage Testing — A Key Decision Aide

Forage analysis can be a useful tool to remove some of the mystery concerning the hay that producers will feed this winter.  The out-of-pocket costs of protein and energy supplements are further fuel to this advice.

4 months ago
Angus VNR: Above and Beyond Nutrition

Cattle are champions at protein upcycling. Tryon Wickersham talks beef nutrition and the subsequent effects of health and sustainability.

5 months ago
Angus VNR: Beef Implants Need Plans

Growing more pounds of beef efficiently makes sense for everybody from ranch to consumer, according to a longtime South Dakota feedyard nutritionist.

9 months ago
'Amazing Cows' Hold Promise in Sustainable Food Systems of the Future

As concern for climate change – and how to mitigate it – grows, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine explore potential in livestock-centered, regenerative agro-food systems.

11 months ago
Dave McClellan
Commentary: Are We Willing to Change?

A pending trade agreement between the US and the EU would give the US 50% of the EU’s imported beef. 

1 year ago
This bale processor, modified with a spray system for applying liquid supplement, allows a rancher to feed a measured dose of Rumensin to gestating cows.
Innovation Allows Supplementing Cows with Rumensin

Cow-calf producers know that a dam’s body condition during late gestation and through early lactation has long-term and economically significant impacts on cow and calf performance.

1 year ago
University of Nebraska researchers recently conducted a two-year study to evaluate the effects of grazing on subsequent yields and nutrient removal from baling at five locations in Nebraska.
Does residue grazing affect later crop yields?

​​​​​​​Grazing on harvested corn fields provides a fall and winter management option for cattle owners and an income opportunity for landowners.

1 year ago