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Even with better vaccines and more information, BRD remains the most economically important disease to the beef industry.
A Good Start for New Cattle

Starting calves can be as much art as science, which explains why some stocker operators and feedlots have more success than others. 

Hemp for Cows? Colorado Approves Hemp-animal Feed Study

Colorado livestock could be eating hemp under a bill that passed the state Senate Tuesday.

Intensively Fed Calves Need Transition Help

Calves fed high levels of liquid nutrients in their first weeks of life are ahead of their limit-fed counterparts in many ways. But University of Florida assistant professor of animal science Emily Miller-Cushon says th

A load of Skittles spilled on a rural highway in Wisconsin and it had people wondering where they were headed. The answer: to feed cattle.
Mars: "Miscommunication" Led to Skittles Spill

Mars says a miscommunication with a subcontractor led to a defective batch of its Skittles, reportedly on their way to becoming cattle feed, ending up scattered across a highway.

Profit Tip: Understanding A Forage Analysis

More economical and better balanced diets can be formulated using nutrient concentrations determined from feed analysis.

Adaptive Grazing Pays Dividends

At the root of raising beef are truly the roots that provide nutrients through grazing to cattle.

Winter Ration Considerations for Beef Cows

The majority of feed costs are from feeding cows during the winter season when most grasses are dormant.

Time to Begin Early Evening Feeding of Cows

Cow-calf producers who ensure adequate supervision at calving can have a significant effect on reducing calf mortality, always important but increasingly so with the higher price of live calves at sale time.