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Justin Sexten Performance Livestock Analytics
Justin Sexten: Feeding the Foundation

Some of the greatest benefits to feeding a cow herd have little to do with nutrition. Even the smallest amount of feed simplifies gathering, moving, and checking cows with the sound of the feed truck.

6 hours ago
Spring Creek Ranch
Koch Lists 10,000-Acre Flint Hills Ranch

The Spring Creek Ranch, one hour east of Wichita, Kan., the primary seedstock operation for all of Matador Cattle Company operations, is listed by the Koch family for $23.2 million.

15 hours ago
Come What May

When storms roll in, CAB’s Rural Relief Fund looks to support ag community.

1 day ago
Cow Calf
Glenn Selk: Prepare Now For Calving Season

Someone once said “Success occurs when Opportunity meets with Preparation.”  Planning and preparing ahead for next spring’s calving season can help increase your chances of success.

1 day ago
Cow and calf on corn stalks
Cow Fertility, Pregnancy Rate Key Economic Traits

Selling more calves as it relates to cows exposed and cow input costs is a greater indication of business success than any other production parameter.

2 days ago
Grain feeding cows
Texas Cattlemen Face Decisions As Drought Intensifies

Drought conditions and a drier-than-normal winter puts Texas cattle producers in a common dilemma – try to preserve herd size with supplemental feed or cull to stretch limited forage resources for cows and calves.

2 days ago
Virtual Format Announced for the 2021 Driftless Region Beef Conference

Webinars each evening will feature topics ranging from Greenhouse Gasses and sustainability in beef production, advice for surviving tough times and antibiotic resistance to a 2021 market outlook.

2 days ago
Negotiated cash cattle prices advanced $1
Cash Fed Cattle Advance $1

Cattle feeders were thankful for last week’s $1 advance in cash prices while beef packers continue operating with Texas-size margins.

3 days ago