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Backgrounding Cattle Seminars
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North Dakota Feeder Cattle Market Price Outlook Webinar
Backgrounding Cattle 2015
Remove Net Wrap From Forages
Backgrounding Cattle 2014
A series of 5 archived videoconference presentations (recorded October 14, 2014) dealing with backgrounding beef cattle.
Expected Progeny Differences for Profitability and Efficiency
NDSU Extension Agents encourage the use of Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs) to maximize profitability and efficiency.
Business of Ranching Workshop Jun 13, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 04:30 PM North Central Research Extension Center Minot, N.D.,
This workshop is an opportunity for early career ranchers and others to gain knowledge and business skills to be successful in the cow-calf and ranching business.
Beyond the Bunk/Beef College 2012
This collaborative event of the North Dakota State University Animal Sciences Department and Extension Service, and the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association (held December 19, 2012) featured key industry spokesmen offering their insight into the current state of the beef industry, and the latest research on feed efficiency, vaccination programs, and improving the feeding value of corn stover are among the topics at a daylong beef cattle workshop.
Beyond the Bunk/Beef College Event Dec 19, 2012 from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM Best Western Doublewood Inn - Bismarck, ND,
Domestic Animals in Agriculture and Biomedical Research
The use of domesticated or managed animals in research is important for improving the efficiency of animal production, alleviating poverty, promoting human health and contributing to biomedical research.
Early Spring Means Cutting Hay Early
For 2012, cut by the plant’s maturity and not the calendar date or you will get poorer quality feed than expected.
The First 21 Days of Calving Season
A review of the advantages for calves born in the first 21 days of the calving season.
Ranch Hand Top 10; June 2012
Top 10 management strategies to consider on your operation during June 2012:
It’s All Part of the Process
Carl Dahlen, NDSU Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, takes you through the university research process from start to finish.
Ergot in Your Feeds?
Ergot in your feeds can lead to ergotism. This article explain ergotism and the importance of early detection in the treatment of the disease.
What Does the Future Hold? Cattle Breeding Techniques
New breeding techniques continue to progess. Here is a review of the latest techniques and those that may be coming.

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