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BeefTalk: Grass Turnout Date is More Than a Desire   ( 2014-04-24 )
In the production world, producing beef from grass depends on the development of grazing plans that allow plants to fully utilize their genetics that have evolved for centuries.
BeefTalk: Are 60 Percent Calving in First 21 Days?   ( 2014-04-17 )
If the percentage of cows calving the first 21 days of the calving season is less than 60 percent and the percentage of cows calving the second 21 days of the calving season is greater than 25 percent, a serious re-evaluation of the herd needs to occur.
NDSU Extension Service: Agriculture and Natural Resources Fundamental to N.D.’s Success   ( 2014-04-10 )
NDSU Extension supports North Dakotans’ efforts to produce the food and fiber that are essential to the state.
BeetTalk: Check Those Bulls Now   ( 2014-04-10 )
When one looks at how much bulls cost these days, they should get the same treatment as cows.
BeefTalk: A Teachable Moment   ( 2014-04-03 )
We may think we have covered every nook and cranny in our various management plans, but are we truly prepared for everything?
BeefTalk: Do the Cows Fit the Operation?   ( 2014-03-27 )
Are the dedicated resources and activities that are present within the cattle operation optimal in regard to the economic efficiency of the operation?
BeefTalk: Are Your Cows Ready to Rebreed?   ( 2014-03-20 )
From now until breeding, feed is needed to meet the cow’s postpartum recovery and lactation needs.
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.

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