Nov. 26, 2018
Silage sampling and analysis provide the foundation for dairy nutrition consulting and ration formulation programs...


Nov. 23, 2018
Minerals are naturally occurring, inorganic compounds that are utilized by nearly every living thing on earth...


Aug. 31, 2018
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the spring and summer of 2012 will be remembered as one of the nation’s worst agricultural calamities...


Feb. 15, 2018
With rising market prices for live calves, staying up all night to supervise first-calf heifers during calving season is well worth the effort to many producers...


Feb. 15, 2018
Turkeys and dairy farms or feedyards shouldn’t be mentioned in the same sentence. However, some farmers feed turkeys and birds in addition to feeding their dairy cows or feedlot cattle...


Feb. 6, 2018
Over 7,000 cattlemen and supporting agribusiness personnel converged on Phoenix, Ariz., last week for the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Trade Show...


Nov. 27, 2017
In recent years, there has been a broader choice in finished beef available to consumers. The supply of “grass-fed beef” has risen, and it always raises some controversy within the industry...


Nov. 27, 2017
Physically effective fiber (peNDF) is important for maintaining good rumination activity, rumen function, milkfat content and yield, and cow health...


Sept. 26, 2017
“C’mon out and see how great my cattle and pastures look.”“That’s not a call I typically get,” said Lawton Stewart, a beef cattle nutrition specialist with the University of Georgia. “Mo...


Aug. 31, 2017
Ammoniation of crop residues can turn a low-quality forage into a medium-quality forage that can maintain a dry cow without supplementation. Given the drought in the Northern Plains and eastern...