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N.D. 4-H Livestock Judging Winners Named   ( 2014-03-14 )
Teams from Oliver and Ransom counties receive first place in their division.
BeefTalk: Big or Little Socket?   ( 2014-03-13 )
Having a socket set that only has large sockets makes no more sense than only buying bulls that are trait leaders for growth.
Dairy Focus: Spring Thaw Can Contribute to Feed Waste   ( 2014-03-12 )
Spoilage will increase as temperatures rise.
BeefTalk: What Aren’t We Doing?   ( 2014-03-06 )
There was no winter calving preparation, so there was no extra bedding, sorting of cows, precalving vaccinations, clearing the aisles of snow, extra heat in the warming room, and line of work boots and insulated coveralls.
Document Livestock Losses   ( 2014-03-03 )
Farm bill may provide producers with compensation for some livestock losses.
BeefTalk: Understanding EPD Percentile Tables is Important   ( 2014-02-20 )
A simple way to deal with the table is to decide on what level of performance one wants to shop for.
BeefTalk: In Search of Good Sires   ( 2014-02-13 )
The bottom line is to know the breed average EPDs for the traits of interest, know the herd historical and current averages for EPD traits of interest, set herd goals and then select the right bulls.
BeefTalk: Numbers Can Challenge, but Don’t Give Up   ( 2014-02-06 )
If we are going to buy bulls at today’s prices, why not make sure that the bulls are carrying the genes we want and represent the top bulls within the breed?
BeefTalk: What’s Changing in the Beef Industry?   ( 2014-01-30 )
A producer needs to decide what level of performance is expected and how much one is willing to give to get that performance.
Spotlight on Economics: No Shortage of Wings for Super Bowl 2014   ( 2014-01-23 )
The rising popularity of chicken wings is an interesting success story and also an interesting lesson in economics.
Flores Joins Carrington Research Extension Center   ( 2014-01-17 )
He will provide leadership on the center’s nutrient management program.
BeefTalk: Live Bait is Not Needed to Catch Fish   ( 2014-01-17 )
For beef producers fishing for bulls, welcome to the bull-buying season.
Dairy Focus: Farming a Highly Technical Business   ( 2014-01-10 )
A section of the Precision Agriculture Action Summit will focus on livestock-related technology.
BeefTalk: No Shortcuts in the Beef Business   ( 2014-01-09 )
There is nothing cheap or quick about raising cattle and shortcuts will leave cattle exposed and vulnerable.
Help Cattle Cope With Cold Weather   ( 2014-01-03 )
Provide cattle with adequate feed and protection from winter weather extremes.
BeefTalk: Calves That Create Fervid Gusto Are Good   ( 2014-01-02 )
One simple message to bull buyers is to use the available EPDs to strengthen the genetic accuracy of selection.
BeefTalk: What’s in the Bull Soup?   ( 2013-12-26 )
Bull selection only requires that one understands or at least appreciates the EPD values and trends within a breed.
Dairy Focus: Let it Snow   ( 2013-12-19 )
Calves require extra energy when the temperature drops.
BeefTalk: Bull Buying and Headaches   ( 2013-12-19 )
With the ever-growing databases and improved techniques and computer applications to access the data, reviewing records of old bulls to access the current genetics within the herd aids in understanding the herd.
NDSU Shares Beef Cattle Research Results   ( 2013-12-18 )
Beef cattle nutrition, breeding and bedding were among the subjects NDSU researchers studied in 2013.

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