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Expected Progeny Differences for Profitability and Efficiency
NDSU Extension Agents encourage the use of Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs) to maximize profitability and efficiency.
Business of Ranching Workshop Jun 13, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 04:30 PM North Central Research Extension Center Minot, N.D.,
This workshop is an opportunity for early career ranchers and others to gain knowledge and business skills to be successful in the cow-calf and ranching business.
Beyond the Bunk/Beef College 2012
This collaborative event of the North Dakota State University Animal Sciences Department and Extension Service, and the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association (held December 19, 2012) featured key industry spokesmen offering their insight into the current state of the beef industry, and the latest research on feed efficiency, vaccination programs, and improving the feeding value of corn stover are among the topics at a daylong beef cattle workshop.
Beyond the Bunk/Beef College Event Dec 19, 2012 from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM Best Western Doublewood Inn - Bismarck, ND,
Domestic Animals in Agriculture and Biomedical Research
The use of domesticated or managed animals in research is important for improving the efficiency of animal production, alleviating poverty, promoting human health and contributing to biomedical research.
Early Spring Means Cutting Hay Early
For 2012, cut by the plant’s maturity and not the calendar date or you will get poorer quality feed than expected.
The First 21 Days of Calving Season
A review of the advantages for calves born in the first 21 days of the calving season.
Ranch Hand Top 10; June 2012
Top 10 management strategies to consider on your operation during June 2012:
It’s All Part of the Process
Carl Dahlen, NDSU Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, takes you through the university research process from start to finish.
Ergot in Your Feeds?
Ergot in your feeds can lead to ergotism. This article explain ergotism and the importance of early detection in the treatment of the disease.
What Does the Future Hold? Cattle Breeding Techniques
New breeding techniques continue to progess. Here is a review of the latest techniques and those that may be coming.
What in the World Happened?
Bryan W. Neville, Animal Scientist, NDSU Central Grasslands Research Extension Center reflects on the many things that can go wrong delivering calves.
Effects of Injectable Vitamin Products on Serum Vitamin and Selenium Concentrations and Growth Performance in Beef Calves
NDSU researchers are studying the effectiveness of vitamin A-D-E or Bo-Se injection on raising serum fat-soluble vitamin and selenium concentrations of newborn calves in the first 48 hours after treatment.
Ranch Hand Top 10; February 2012
Top 10 management strategies to consider on your operation during February 2012:
Money Ahead Before a Calf Hits the Ground?
Increased calf prices also mean increased input costs for the cow herd. Record-high calf prices equal record-high bull prices. So what is a producer to do?
Is Your Herd Really “Closed”?
Maintaining a closed beef herd can have benefits from a herd health and biosecurity standpoint, but how “closed” is a closed herd?
2012 Cow-Calf Clinic
A series of 4 presentations from the January 13, 2012 Cow-Calf Clinic
Methods of Pregnancy Detection in Beef Cattle
As part of the 2012 NDSU Extension Service Cow Calf Clinic, Dr. Carl Dahlen talks about pregnancy detection in beef cattle.
Dealing With Temperature Stress in Beef Cattle
As part of the 2012 NDSU Extension Service Cow Calf Clinic, Dr. Charlie Stoltenow talks about dealing with temperature stress in beef cattle.
Beef Cattle Vaccination Strategies
As part of the 2012 NDSU Extension Service Cow Calf Clinic, Dr. Gerald Stokka talks about vaccination strategies for beef cattle.

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