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BeefTalk: Genetic Diversity is a Good Thing

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on May 21, 2015.

Crossbreeding various breeds of cattle produced calves that are genetically varied. This expanded gene pool has positive benefits on calf survival, growth and subsequent reproduction as mature cattle.

Wet, Cold Weather Creates Calf Health Risks

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on May 20, 2015.

Producers should monitor their calf crop closely in the next week to 10 days.

Thin Cows? A Pre-breeding Nutritional Push Helps

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on May 14, 2015.

Winter effects will vary, but for those cows that used up some conditioning during the cold winter, spring feed is critical to meet lactation needs, as well pending reproductive needs.

BeefTalk: Have a Plan to Manage Cowherd Subgroups

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on May 07, 2015.

The point and challenge is that beef producers need to have a plan. In other words, it is the process of slowly changing stocking rates to reflect the changing plant communities in response to changing moisture supplies.

Consider Early Grazing Alternatives

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on May 07, 2015.

Grazing native range grasses too early can reduce forage production.

Management, Disease Assessment Good Cattle ‘Insurance’

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on May 04, 2015.

Cattle producers can improve the chances of their operation being successful.

BeefTalk: Prepare for the Unexpected, Live the Expected

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Apr 30, 2015.

As producers, there is no way to control the amount of rain we get, so we are forced to develop management plans that will be accommodating to various levels of moisture.

Early Season Grazing Targets Kentucky Bluegrass

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Apr 28, 2015.

NDSU research shows early intensive grazing has reduced bluegrass growth.

Get Pasture Water Tested This Year

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Apr 28, 2015.

Limited snowmelt and rainfall could affect the quality of water in pastures.

Livestock Producers Need Stocking Rate Reduction Plan

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Apr 27, 2015.

Producers should be proactive in case drought is a problem this year.

Maximize Pregnancy Rates When Using Artificial Insemination

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

Managing factors that producers can influence is imperative when maximizing pregnancy rates.

BeefTalk: Cattle Deserve a Professional Herd-health Program

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Apr 16, 2015.

The cost of implementing adequate biosecurity measures and associated vaccination protocols is minimal, compared with the cost of even losing one calf, let alone a cow or bull.

Schedule Breeding Soundness Exams Prior to Turnout

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Apr 15, 2015.

Breeding soundness exams can uncover problems with just-purchased young bulls and older bulls that have sired calf crops.

BeefTalk: Start Planning Now if the Summer Looks Dry

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

Drought and excess moisture are very frequent concerns in the agricultural community. This year appears to moving in the direction of dryness.

Dairy Focus: The Art of Handling Cattle Becomes a Life Lesson

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Apr 09, 2015.

Animals learn to be handled if they’re handled calmly.
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