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NDSU Shares Beef Cattle Research Results

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Sep 19, 2014.

NDSU researchers study several beef cattle topics in 2014.

BeefTalk: Cow Herd Expansion Needs Land

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Sep 18, 2014.

The competition for land and land use are compelling forces that will impact the cattle industry.

BeefTalk: Have Some Bulls to Cull?

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Sep 11, 2014.

Rather than keeping problem, inferior or old bulls through the winter, give some thought to marketing the culls.

BeefTalk: Wet and Dry; There Is No Constant

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Aug 28, 2014.

The center, as with all producers, embarks on a management regime that adds and subtracts cattle, and moves cattle to take timely advantage of a plant’s response to moisture.

BeefTalk: Records, a Positive Opportunity

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Aug 07, 2014.

Not all success is associated directly with meticulous recordkeeping, but those who keep records with factual-based goals certainly will have less positive or negative surprises.

BeefTalk: May Calving Bull Turnout is Aug. 1

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jul 24, 2014.

Again this year, the bulls will be turned out on Aug. 1, with the expected start of the 2015 calving season set at May 10.

BeefTalk: Is There a Place for Cows in the Future?

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jul 17, 2014.

Like it or not, for beef production to expand, the economics of the beef cow needs to have a threefold increase in net returns to compete with crop production.

BeefTalk: The Cow Herd Struggles to Expand

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jul 10, 2014.

BeefTalk: Do the Math - Income Minus Cost Equals Net Return

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jul 03, 2014.

If a producer wants to keep control of long-term survival, then costs need to be controlled.

BeefTalk: Unified Cattle Identification Remains an Elusive Goal

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jun 26, 2014.

As with most issues without resolve, the discussion will come and go.

BeefTalk: Calf Planting

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jun 19, 2014.

Cows are on high alert after calving, so this planting behavior impacts how and when groups of cattle can be moved or at least easily moved.

NDSU Evaluating Unmanned Aircraft System Technology

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jun 19, 2014.

Researchers want to learn if unmanned aircraft systems can be effective crop and livestock production tools.

BeefTalk: Not all Bulls Are Herd Bulls

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jun 12, 2014.

Some bulls are herd bulls and, more than likely, the herd bulls are at the top of the sale list.

BeefTalk: Grass or Grain Fed?

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jun 05, 2014.

As a producer, when successful with placing the appropriate product with the appropriate program, the reward is financially satisfying. If not, a new program will be sought.

BeefTalk: Beef and Oil

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on May 29, 2014.

The center is integrating the changing dynamics of the energy industry into our mission.
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