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BeefTalk: The Big 60 Means 60 Percent Calved in 21 Days!

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Mar 26, 2015.

The 60 percent goal is very realistic.

Calf Losses Before Birth a Concern

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Mar 24, 2015.

The best way to determine what caused an abortion or stillbirth in cattle is lab testing.

Beeftalk: Can Profitable Beef Operations Go Broke?

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Mar 23, 2015.

The market price of a calf minus the direct expenses of producing that calf often is stated as profit. However, that calculation is far from any indication of the financial status of a beef operation.

Ready or Not, We’re Calving!

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Mar 12, 2015.

Being prepared is a good way to help ensure the calving season goes smoothly.

BeefTalk: Is Return on Assets Large Enough to Expand the Cow Business?

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Mar 19, 2015.

If the rate of return is inadequate for the one investing the assets into a business endeavor, there is no business.

BeefTalk: Commercial Beef Production Remains a Stable Business

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Mar 05, 2015.

Beef producers are meeting the demands of modern beef production and can look forward to future decades with optimism.

Dairy Focus: Managing Feed Refusals

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Feb 26, 2015.

Dairy producers need to find the balance between feeding too little and too much.

BeefTalk: Commercial Beef Production Benchmarks for 2014

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Feb 26, 2015.

Each year, I look forward to the analysis that generates average values for beef traits.

BeefTalk: Got the Calving Book Handy?

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Feb 19, 2015.

A calving book is a book that allows producers to write down the tag number they put in the calf to record the date of birth as close as possible.

Preparing for Healthy Calves is Vital

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Feb 11, 2015.

A pre-calving program, later calving seasons and feeding pregnant cows properly help make calving go smoothly.

BeefTalk: Feel Good by Feeding Some Alfalfa

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Feb 05, 2015.

Adding some alfalfa hay to a low-quality feed base will make supplementing the ration easier.

BeefTalk: Feed Those Cows the Right Amount of Feed

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jan 29, 2015.

A common mistake that is made as the weather warms is to reduce the feed a little bit.

BeefTalk: Register Those Bulls!

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jan 22, 2015.

Even if individual animal identification numbers are not available for all the cattle in the inventory, the registration numbers available throughout the purebred business are critical and the heart of the breed association.

BeefTalk: Buy Wisely and Spend Thriftily

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jan 15, 2015.

The first and greatest cost is maintaining the cow inventory.

Buying Bulls by the Numbers

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jan 09, 2015.

The workshops will focus on how beef producers can use estimated progeny differences and DNA in bull selection.
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