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Backgrounding Cattle 2019-2020

New: Updated Backgrounding Cattle 2020-2021

The difficult weather conditions and delayed harvests of 2019 have had a unique impact on backgrounding calves this year. This series of 4 videos will help producers make sound decisions by providing  information on the price outlook, health concerns, budget and feed cost for 2019-2020.

Backgrounding 2019-2020: Budget Analysis

Bryon Parman, NDSU Extension Ag Finance Specialist

Backgrounding 2019-2020: Cattle Price Situation and Outlook (Nov. 25,2019)

Tim Petry, NDSU Livestock Marketing Economist

Backgrounding 2019-2020: The Management Equation for Calf Health and Productivity

GL Stokka DVM,MS, NDSU Extension Veterinarian and Livestock Stewardship Specialist

Backgrounding 2019-2020: Feeds and Rations for Backgrounding Calves

Karl Hoppe, PhD, NDSU Extension Livestock Systems Specialist

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