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Timing Matters: It pays to get more cows bred in the first 21 days

Dr. Todd Bilby, associate director of ruminant technical services for Merck Animal Health, will share how to get more cows bred in the first 21 days, why it matters and how to improve those numbers.

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Jerry Bohn: Beef Is, and Always Will Be Sustainable

Beef's contribution to climate change is often an outrageous lie that’s being used to sell consumers a fake meat product they don’t want or need and one that won’t do anything to solve climate problems.

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Sanburg: A World Without The Beef Checkoff

Hugh Sanburg, 2021 chair of the Cattlemen's Beef Board and a cow-calf producer from Eckert, Colo., discusses how the beef industry would be affected without the Checkoff's research, educational and promotional efforts.

Rapid Drop in U.S. COVID-19 Cases Could Spur More Beef, Pork Demand

U.S. data shows COVID-19 infection rates are now down to levels not seen since early fall, a sign economic recovery could also take shape. As more consumers venture out to restaurants, it could also help meat demand.

True Grit: A Tribute to Ranchers Who Weathered the Extremes This Week

The record cold temperatures and extreme weather had a major impact on ranchers across the country, but through it all, the men and women showed what the true definition of a rancher is.

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Black Ink: Old Lessons, New Challenges

People of the Dust Bowl slowly learned of the need for planned land use by locality. What happens when you turn over millions of acres of native sod without records and persistent crop failures leave the land bare?

Profit Tracker: Cattle, Hog Margins Improve

Cattle feeding margins improved $60 per head the week ending Feb. 12 and hog margins reported profits for the second consecutive week as lean hog prices rallied.

Winter Storm Disaster Assistance Available to Livestock Producers

As winter weather conditions rage across the country, USDA reminds livestock farmers affected by the winter storms that assistance is available.