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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.
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?
Help Cattle Cope With Cold Weather   ( 2014-01-03 )
Provide cattle with adequate feed and protection from winter weather extremes.
Dairy Focus: Let it Snow   ( 2013-12-19 )
Calves require extra energy when the temperature drops.
NDSU Shares Beef Cattle Research Results   ( 2013-12-18 )
Beef cattle nutrition, breeding and bedding were among the subjects NDSU researchers studied in 2013.
BeefTalk: Cows Have Memories, Too   ( 2013-10-31 )
If exposed to something they feel uncertain about or something that actually causes stress, cows remember.
BeefTalk: Sending Spayed Heifers to the Feedlot   ( 2013-10-24 )
Given the need to expand cow numbers, sending a load of spayed heifers to the feedlot seems somewhat contrary to the needs of the industry.
BeefTalk: In Search of Late-season Protein   ( 2013-10-03 )
The center has been looking at various forages that may provide more protein than the traditional fall grasses through the incorporation of annual crops into the pasture rotations.
NDSU’s Beef Research Complex Finding Answers   ( 2013-09-25 )
Researchers have conducted 11 experiments at the facility.
Let Grass, Cows be Guide When Weaning   ( 2013-09-18 )
The 2013 growing season was unusual for pasture production and quality across North Dakota.
BeefTalk: Making a “Premium” Calf   ( 2013-08-29 )
There are six steps to placing premium calves on the market.
BeefTalk: Vaccinate and Prepare Valuable Calves for Market   ( 2013-08-22 )
You don’t find disease-causing agents everywhere. However, when they are present, they will do some damage.
BeefTalk: New Ventures Come With Unprotected Risk   ( 2013-08-15 )
There is the challenge of staying within risk protection programs. Meanwhile, departing ways and entering the unknown generally is considered foolish.
BeefTalk: Grass and Beef   ( 2013-07-24 )
The Dickinson Research Extension Center has, for two years, compared keeping March- and April-born steers on grass versus sending the yearling steers to the feedlot in May.
Drylot Beef Cow Production a Viable Option   ( 2013-07-15 )
NDSU researchers are comparing drylot and pasture cow-calf beef production systems.
BeefTalk: Good Marketing is Essential to Capture Available Dollars   ( 2013-06-20 )
Upon further review of the gross margin, some truths started to emerge based on real data.
Dairy Focus: Right Feed Bunk Design Can Reduce Shrinkage   ( 2013-05-09 )
Reducing feed loss can save money and improve dairy efficiency.
Cold Weather Affecting Spring-born Calves   ( 2013-04-10 )
Some newborn calves may need help surviving this spring’s cold conditions.
Feed Horses Properly in Winter   ( 2013-01-29 )
Horses need good-quality hay and sufficient water during the winter.
Environment, Body Size Impact Winter Calf Nutrition   ( 2012-12-11 )
Provide calves with sufficient nutrients and a dry environment in the winter.

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