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Backgrounding Cattle 2014

A series of 5 archived videoconference presentations (recorded October 14, 2014) dealing with backgrounding beef cattle.

Backgrounding may be an economically viable alternative to selling calves at weaning. Learn more about backgrounding and how it might work for your operation from the presentations below.

Budget and Opportunities
John Dhuyvetter, North Central Research Extension Center

Budget and Opportunities Slide

Cattle Situation and Outlook, Fall 2014
Tim Petry, NDSU Agribusiness and Applied Economics Department

Situation and Outlook 2014 Slide

Developing Replacement Heifers
Carl Dahlen, NDSU Animal Sciences Department

Developing Replacement Heifers Slide

Feed Prices and Rations
Karl Hoppe, Carrington Research Extension Center

Feed Costs and Rations Slide

Weaning Stewardship
Gerry Stokka, NDSU Animal Sciences Department

Weaning Stewardship Slide

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